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Pac 12 College Football Preview

The Pac-12 had a wild 2020 football season. There are a lot of questions that need to be answered this season following a difficult Covid-plagued year where there were a ton of games canceled and moved around. With a lot of moving pieces and a conference with big-name players, the Pac-12 will be a division well worth watching this season.

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Talanoa Hufanga

The first thought that comes to mind with a USC Safety is the legendary Troy Polamalu. Coincidentally, the Steelers legend has taken the reigning Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year Talanoa Hufanga under his wing.

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Marlon Tuipulotu

It is well known that the defensive line class in the 2021 draft isn’t great or even good. USC is providing two solid prospects in Jay Tufele and Marlon Tuipulotu. The lesser-known prospect, Tuipulotu, has a chance to be selected on the second day of the draft. With the class lacking many impact players, he could be pushed up the board more expected. 

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Jay Tufele

Earning first-team all-pro honors in 2019, Jay Tufele registered 41 tackles and 3.5 sacks in 13 games with the USC Trojans. An intriguing option for any NFL team early on day three of the draft, he is a diamond in the rough prospect amongst a weak interior defensive line class.

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Tyler Vaughns

After redshirting his freshman season, Tyler Vaughns became a four-year starter at the University of Southern California. Vaughns has been one of the most productive receivers in USC history, as he sits at ninth overall all-time for the Trojans.

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Alijah Vera-Tucker

Before the 2020 season, Alijah Vera-Tucker had opted out before the season and was focusing on the 2021 draft. Upon learning that the PAC-12 would be playing, he returned to USC and made the transition from left guard to left tackle, due to Austin Jackson being selected in the NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. Vera-Tucker has made a vast move up draft boards recently as he has the versatility to play both guard and tackle, something that is becoming more important in the NFL today. 

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Amon-Ra St. Brown

A year after the Indianapolis Colts selected Michael Pittman in the draft, the USC Trojans have another top receiver eligible for the draft. This year, it is Amon-Ra St. Brown. He is a true slot receiver and already has a sibling in the league, Equanimeous St. Brown, who is playing for the Green Bay Packers. The two are similar in some ways, but Amon-Ra is the better player. 

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College Football Studs and Duds: Week 9

Stud: CJ Verdell   In this week’s edition of Pac 12 After Dark, Washington State put Oregon on upset alert, giving the Ducks everything they could handle. Justin Herbert had a decent performance, but Oregon’s usually stout defense had a

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College Football Studs and Duds: Week 3

The majority of non-conference play has come to a close, but the final major slate of non-conference matchups brought us a number of shocking upsets. What was supposed to be the quietest week of the season, ended up being a

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College Football Week 3 Locks

Paul gives his three locks for this week in college football.

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