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USC Apologizes After Accusing Alabama, Florida Of Cheating

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USC apologized to both Florida and Alabama today for a letter of complaint filed by USC listing Florida, Washington, Oregon, Fresno State and Alabama as schools contacting USC freshman running back Dillon Baxter after news of USC's NCAA sanctions became public. 

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The letter, excerpted from Bruins Nation's post detailing the timeline of the whole shambolic affair: 

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I have spoken with Mr. Baxter and he has now confirmed that he did not receive a call from your institution," Garrett wrote to Moore. "Therefore, USC has no intention of pursuing this matter further. "I apologize for any inconvenience or embarrassment this matter has caused to you and your institution."

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Given that Lane Kiffin is now their coach and Mike "Haters to the Left" Garrett is still their AD, USC just might want to save some time and paper and make this a form letter for future use. "Dear [University Coach,] we apologize for the [insert accusation of cheating/ nasty and inaccurate public statement] made by [check a.) football coach Lane Kiffin b.) Athletic Director Mike Garrett]. Yours in victory, [USC official who acts like adult.]" It'd be the green thing to do, and will likely prove very useful over the next few years. 

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Perhaps they haven't gotten around to it yet, but the one school with no issued denials? Fresno State, whose Pat Hill will apologize for something when hell freezes over or when he shaves his handlebar mustache. Either one's as likely as the other. 

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