WHO SAID YOUTH IS WASTED ON THE YOUNG? The reigning co‚Äìnational champions, USC and LSU, show no fear of blooding freshmen and sophomores at key positions and in the most crucial games. In the era of scholarship limits and early departures to the NFL, no team can afford to let its best athletes sit and watch. Play ‚Äôem young and win--that‚Äôs the strategy now
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ALL FOR ONE USC wants this year‚Äôs national title all to itself and begins that quest with an Aug. 28 date against Virginia Tech.