Rose Bowl loss to Texas all but forgotten by USC

You couldn't blame Pete Carroll and USC if they were still agonizing over their Rose Bowl loss to Texas three months ago. But that's not happening, writes Ivan Maisel.

Updated: May 11, 2006, 5:01 PM ET
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- So where are the grief counselors? The hollow-eyed looks? What happened to lying awake at nights, counting how many times Vince Young jumped over their beds?

It has been three months since the USC Trojans lost the chance to win a third consecutive national championship, three months since they lost after 34 straight victories. They lost a game they had been expected to win. They lost with 19 seconds to play. They lost after some national network wondered aloud, and incessantly, ...

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