Miami Should Look to USC as Example

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In this scandal-filled summer, filled with tales of strippers, tattoos and College Football Gone Wild, there is something stripped down and spartan about USC football, where velvet ropes are no longer necessary to line the practice field.

No drills have been interrupted by stunt dummies being launched from the roof of nearby buildings or Will Ferrell bursting onto the field in a superhero leotard.

The sidelines, which once routinely teemed with fans, autograph seekers, friends, families, agents, pro scouts, ex-jocks, celebrities, politicians, reporters, runners, recruits and assorted hangers on -- we're talking about practice here -- are now mostly vacant.

Whereas Matt Leinart once demanded a golf cart be requisitioned to ferry him back to...

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