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Rey Maualuga
Chilling of the Corn

John David Booty did not expect it to be easy. USC's quarterback had stood on the Coliseum sideline for three years and watched as the Trojans matured into one of the most potent offenses in college football history. But when Booty started at the Coliseum for the first time before an expectant sellout crowd Saturday night, his goal was modest: A mistake-free performance and a victory. Booty engineered both as the fourth-ranked Trojans defeated 19th-ranked Nebraska in workmanlike fashion, 28-10, before 92,000. "Not every game is going to be a walk in the park," Booty said. It might have seemed that way after the Trojans routed Arkansas, 50-14, in their opener two weeks...

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