Matt Leinart Will Run Out Of Tunnel Against Notre Dame

Former USC quarterback Matt Leinart will run out of the tunnel with the team Saturday at the Coliseum.

“They had me lead them out last year before the Stanford game, and that turned out to be a big upset,” Leinart said. “It’s exciting to be part of this and it’s a great opportunity to get to do it.”

Will someone “push” Leinart out of the tunnel? That’s a reference to the Bush Push to those who don’t get it.

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Buck Allen Unsure Of Future

Tailback Buck Allen said after practice he “doesn’t even know at this point” if he will turn pro or return to USC next season.

Meanwhile, tight end Bryce Dixon did not practice because a possible concussion against UCLA. WR Nelson Agholor said his dropped punt was from going away from fundamentals and he should have fair-catched it.

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Pac-12 Replay Crew Disciplined

The Pac-12 said tonight that the instant-replay crew for the Cal-Stanford game made two errors on touchdowns. I didn’t see the game because I was at the USC-UCLA debacle but this sounds embarrassing. 

UPDATED: Cal had three touchdowns overturned by official video replays in a span of 40 seconds and settled for a field goal.

Here’s the statement after the jump:

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Steve Sarkisian Quote Of Day

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I want to win everything we’re doing. So whether it’s Notre Dame or UCLA or Cal or Stanford, they all mean the same. I know not everybody wants to hear that, but if you’re truly a competitor, I don’t pick and choose which games I’m going to get up for. I don’t pick and choose which games I’m going to prepare our players better for. I do it every single week and I will never waver off that.”

– USC coach Steve Sarkisian

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