Sit down and read our St. Patrick's Day ode to the grass on the other side of the fence. What could be greener than that?
With its two national championships, top-ranked recruiting classes and enthusiastic coach, USC made the strongest bid to be the top-ranked program in the last 10 years.
In their final pre-game press conferences on Tuesday, Pete Carroll and Mack Brown waxed eloquently about their teams.
The Texas secondary is versatile and talented, which is why the Longhorns are confident against Reggie Bush and Co.
Finding an edge for USC or Texas in this Rose Bowl matchup isn't easy, until you turn to the Horns' special teams, writes Ivan Maisel.
LenDale White might not receive the hype his celebrated backfield mates do, but he is the engine that powers USC, writes Ivan Maisel.
History shows that the odds of both Matt Leinart and Vince Young shining in the Rose Bowl are slim, but don't bet against either outstanding signal caller.
USC's mix of enthusiasm, perspective and competitive spirit has Reggie Bush and the Trojans on the cusp of a threepeat, writes Ivan Maisel.
Tommy Tuberville saying he had to replace the greatest backfield in the last 50 years had the inbox overflowing.