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The Trojans were inept offensively in South Bend on Saturday night. Here’s my story on the game, which was an opportunity lost to reclaim the upper hand in the rivalry with the Irish.
“This loss is killing me and I’m trying to hide it,” said USC quarterback Cody Kessler, who looked more down than at any time this season. “It (stinks) it didn’t turn out the way we wanted. We laid if all out there on the field.”