Here is a recap of the national and regional appeal coverage...
- SI's Andy Staples acknowledges the lack of precedent in the USC ruling and wonders if it will set a new standard going forward.
- Ted Miller believes Trojan fans should move on now.
- Pedro Moura took a look at the decision from the players' perspective.
- Arash Markazi wonders what will become of the 2004 BCS title.
- CBS columnist Dennis Dodd thinks USC needs to get over the appeal and start focusing on the future.
- Bryan Fischer feels the Trojans never had a fair shot to reverse the decision.
- Gary Klein breaks down the aftermath of the sanctions.
- Michael Lev questions the legitimacy of the current NCAA legislative structure.
- The USA Today laid out the timetable for the BCS stripping USC of the 2004 trophy.
- Here are Pat Haden's quotes from his session with the writers.
- Stephanie Graves recapped the case as a whole.
- Pete Fiutak of FoxSports.com writes that USC is paying for the NCAA's inconsistency.
- Chris Dufresne believes the decision was not necessarily wrong and that Trojans had false hope.
- In a totally unrelated note, all signs point to Nikola Vucevic being selected in the first round.
- The OC Register profiled Matt Leinart's great work in the community.
- As for this year's team, Phil Steele projects WR Robert Woods, DE Nick Perry, CB Nickell Robey and DB T.J. McDonald to be first team All-Pac-12.
McDonald will be at the center of an improved secondary.
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