TEXAS over Usc by 6

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Our sym­pa­thy to any­one who had Texas -21 last week. The Shorthorns were a pop­u­lar pick to shake off yet an­other up­set by Mary­land and de­stroy an over­matched Tulsa team in Austin. Cut to the end of the first half and Texas is up 21-0. Wow! Just beat ‘em by a field goal in the sec­ond half, right? Wrong. The Golden Hur­rri­cane blew past Bevo 21-7 in the fi­nal quar­ters but came up short in a 7-point loss. Stan­ford showed the coun­try last Satur­day that this year’s USC squad has plenty to work on, so this trip into a re­venge-crazed venue does not come at an op­por­tune time. In fact, don’t con­sider any move on the Tro­jans un­til you learn the sta­tus of start­ing QB JT Daniels, who left the Stan­ford game and did not re­turn af­ter in­jur­ing his throw­ing hand. Our mean ma­chine of­fers no help to those look­ing for a USC bounce-back. The men of Troy are

as dogs of 6 or fewer points, be­fore tan­gling with

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