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Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Pac-10 lunch links: Holiday Bowl hype and USC-UCLA tweaks
Posted By ESPN.com's Ted Miller
Three days, three Pac-10 bowls. Joy.
It looks like the USC-UCLA rivalry is
getting fun again
, even before the games are competitive. The teams are
after losing to Oregon State.
Buckle up and be prepared to take offense: The Holiday Bowl figures to
light up the scoreboard
Ducks defensive end Nick Reed that, though
there's a lot of pressure
on coordinator Nick Aliotti.
talked some smack
about Oregon State, but the Beavers are
. They're still focused on getting the
nation to forget
about what happened at Penn State.
California had some ups and downs but
here's a guess
that Kevin Riley didn't play in the Emerald Bowl because he was hurt.