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Letters: USC and UCLA fans know what's at stake
Letters: USC and UCLA fans know what's at stake

As UCLA football fans have learned, the journey to becoming an elite college football program is not an easy one. If the Bruins wish to take that next step, winning today's game is a requirement. With USC coming off scholarship sanctions, any type of loss today puts the Bruins back behind the Trojans and undoes much of what has been done over the past three years. It's graduation day for the Bruins! Kyle Worrell Redondo Beach :: USC's play calling this season has been characterized by a dogmatic adherence to the philosophy that the running and passing games must be perfectly balanced (a la Lane Kiffin) versus taking what the defense gives you (a la Norm Chow). ...