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Timeout for Debate

Pete Carroll

What happened in the closing minute and how you feel about it depends largely on which side of the rivalry you belong. UCLA fans will say that the Trojans went out of their way to humiliate the Bruins in an attempt to run up the score. USC fans feel that Neuheisel brought the final touchdown upon himself by trying to tweak the Trojans by using timeouts with the game already decided.

Was it a big deal? And whose fault was it anyway? Those are the remaining questions after a 48-yard touchdown reception by Damian Williams gave the USC Trojans a 28-7 victory over archrival UCLA and ignited controversy all over the city last night. You just can't get away from the debate over which coach was most out of line. It's in the newspapers, all over internet message boards and you can... Recommended Stories