May 8, 2006

Soft landing?

Shortly after head coach Pete Carroll arrived in Los Angeles, the Trojan football program began an ascent comparable to that of gasoline prices.

While the recruits are still rolling in as players leave early for the NFL, the resent string of turmoil was a slight shock to the system for even the most dedicated fans of Troy.

Unless you have been catching up on a year's worth of Tivo'd soap operas for the past couple of weeks, the Bush, Sanchez and Jarrett scandals are all your non-USC friends and colleagues ask you about.

One or two issues popping up simultaneously is one thing, but having three occur at the same time that some high profile Trojans were falling in the draft was like the perfect storm of college football controversies.

The big question is what will come out of all of this dirty laundry stacked up outside of Heritage Hall.

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