Musings from the opening night.
The game touted as the premier attraction lived up to its hype.
USC is LOADED. Sure they won’t be playing in the post-season, but they will just put up gaudy numbers in their own little world. Matt Barkley may be the best actual QB USC has seen in quite a while (despite the alumni playing on Sundays.) They put up 523 yards of offense last night while scoring two touchdowns in each of the first three quarters before they pulled the reigns back. Sure, they gave up 588 yards (170 in the 4th quarter against the second team) and 36 points, but believe me,
Stephen Garcia managed the game well enough to be able to start next weekend for the ‘ol ball coach. He didn’t give the ball to the other team and even ran for two touchdowns.
Jacory Harris had a passer rating of 263.6. For those of you wondering, that’s a 158.3 in the NFL. Matt Barkley threw 5 td’s and still is behind him. WOW! Of course, it was FCS underachiever
Tyrell Prior managed the game well enough to put