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USC Can’t Afford To Overlook Washington

by Greg Katz

LOS ANGELES — You’ll have to forgive USC Trojans fans for sneaking a glance past this Thursday night’s Pac-12 game against the unranked Washington Huskies and respectfully turning their attention toward nonconference rival and No. 15-ranked Notre Dame, which USC is slated to face Oct. 17 in South Bend.

While most of the Trojans faithful making the trip to the Midwest for the Notre Dame game see that as the upcoming main event, they also see playing Washington more as a necessity than as an important conference game.

In fact, most followers of the Men of Troy would admit they can’t wait to send the Huskies (2-2 overall, 0-1 Pac-12) packing so they can quickly turn their full attention to the upcoming visit to South Bend.

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Greg Katz
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Greg Katz

Now in his 58th season of either writing, broadcasting, or just plain watching USC football, WeAreSC columnist Greg Katz began his affiliation with the website back in 2001, introducing his well-received O/NSO (The Obvious/The Not So Obvious) column and later adding his respected IMHO Sunday opinion and tidbits column. Greg, a former ESPN.com college football staff writer covering USC, is also a member of the Football Writer's Association of America. He is also known in Southern California as a professional public address announcer, having called the the 1996 Rose Bowl Game between USC and Northwestern. Greg also holds a master's degree in athletic administration and was a former varsity high school coach of 27 years.


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