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Thursday Practice: The Excitement Builds

Vidal Hazelton

After months of media buildup, and two weeks of intense practices, Pete Carroll and his staff have put the finishing touches on the game plan and the week of practice is in the rear view mirror.

The Excitement Builds With the conclusion of the Trojans practice on Thursday, all the preparation for the most anticipated college football game of the season is nearly over. "Well, this is a long awaited matchup for everybody, particularly for the fans of Ohio State and the fans of USC," said Carroll on Tuesday, acknowledging the national interest in Saturday's matchup. After months of... Recommended Stories