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January 14, 2009 | Staff and Wire Reports
Eric Scoggins, 49, an outside linebacker who helped USC beat Alabama in the teams' big 1978 matchup, https://secure.mdausa.org/augie/escoggins/ Saturday in Tracy, Calif., USC announced Tuesday. Scoggins played three games for the San Francisco 49ers in 1982, then spent time in the United States Football League with the Los Angeles Express and Houston Gamblers. He was a four-year letterman at USC (1977-80). He recorded 164 career tackles, including 11 as a sophomore in the 24-14 win at Alabama.
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January 14, 2009 | Staff and Wire Reports
Eric Scoggins, 49, an outside linebacker who helped USC beat Alabama in the teams' big 1978 matchup, https://secure.mdausa.org/augie/escoggins/ Saturday in Tracy, Calif., USC announced Tuesday. Scoggins played three games for the San Francisco 49ers in 1982, then spent time in the United States Football League with the Los Angeles Express and Houston Gamblers. He was a four-year letterman at USC (1977-80). He recorded 164 career tackles, including 11 as a sophomore in the 24-14 win at Alabama.
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January 14, 2009 | Staff and Wire Reports
Eric Scoggins, 49, an outside linebacker who helped USC beat Alabama in the teams' big 1978 matchup, https://secure.mdausa.org/augie/escoggins/ Saturday in Tracy, Calif., USC announced Tuesday. Scoggins played three games for the San Francisco 49ers in 1982, then spent time in the United States Football League with the Los Angeles Express and Houston Gamblers. He was a four-year letterman at USC (1977-80). He recorded 164 career tackles, including 11 as a sophomore in the 24-14 win at Alabama.
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September 8, 2008 | Jerry Crowe, Times Staff Writer
TRACY, Calif. -- The first indication that something might be horribly, irreversibly wrong with Eric Scoggins materialized nearly two years ago. Decorating his new home, the once-robust former USC and NFL linebacker realized he no longer had the strength to lift a hammer over his head. Someone else would have to hang pictures for a man who 30 years ago helped USC win a national championship, who was the defensive player of the game in a season-shaping victory over 1978 co-national champion Alabama, who was a part-time starter for teams that ranked among the Trojans' all-time best.
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May 7, 2008 | JERRY CROWE
The wait is finally over for Kobe Bryant, officially the NBA's most valuable player as of Tuesday's announcement, but it never ended for Jerry West. . . . Four times West finished second in the MVP balloting -- to Wilt Chamberlain in 1966, Willis Reed in 1970, Lew Alcindor in 1971 and, after the former UCLA center changed his name, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1972. . . .
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January 28, 1990 | MIKE PENNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Title this one, "Enemies, a Love Story." Ronnie Lott and Dennis Smith. Ronnie Lott vs. Dennis Smith. The best of friends, the best of old Trojans, brought together again under the best and worst of circumstances. Lott and Smith are here to win the Super Bowl. Only one of them can. As a San Francisco 49er, Lott has been to three Super Bowls. As a Denver Bronco, Smith has been to two. If you know your history, you know who's lord of the rings in this relationship.
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September 11, 1986 | ALAN DROOZ, Times Staff Writer
The prediction as the community college football season opens Saturday is that El Camino College will field a veteran, competitive team, and Harbor College will have 11 guys in uniform. The latter may be as remarkable an accomplishment as anything El Camino does this year.
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