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Not going anywhere

Victory over No. 4 Oregon another example that USC isn't fading into obscurity

Updated: November 20, 2011, 5:21 PM ET
By Greg Katz | WeAreSC.com
The rain may have stayed away from Autzen Stadium on Saturday night, but the thunder of the USC Trojans' offense and the umbrella of their defense shocked the Oregon Ducks in a heart-stopping 38-35 victory that left fans on both sides wondering if this wasn't the official return to the elite by the storied Men of Troy.

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Steve Dykes/Getty ImagesWith players like sophomore wide receiver Robert Woods coming back, USC could be in great position to reassert itself as a national power next season.
You remember the Trojans, the team the NCAA tried its hardest to nuke. The team that can't have celebrities on the sidelines or at practice like the Oregon Ducks can. The team with the group of players forced to pay the price for the misdeeds of others.

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