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USC Needs To Continue Physical Play

by Greg Katz

LOS ANGELES — Most agreed that the first couple of games on the 2015 USC football schedule would be nothing more than NFL-type exhibitions, and the identity of the Trojans team would be become clearer after they open Pac-12 competition by hosting Stanford on Sept. 19 and then are tested the following week at Arizona State.

So with all due respect to last Saturday’s cupcake, Arkansas State, and this Saturday night’s heavy underdog, the Idaho Vandals (0-1), what really can be learned about the No. 8 Trojans (1-0) playing two vastly inferior opponents from the pedestrian Sun Belt Conference?

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Greg Katz

Now entering his 59th 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 columnist 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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