The TEN: 5/2/2012


(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)

1.) Former USC Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart will back up former USC Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer in Oakland this season.

2.) “I had no discipline. I had all the talent in the world. You know, great body, great genes. But I had no work ethic and I had no discipline. The better you get, the harder you have to work. The better I got, the lazier I got.”— Rashaan Salaam, Colorado, 1994 Heisman Trophy winner drafted by the Chicago Bears with the 21st overall selection in 1995.

3.) Three years ago today “On The Couch” made its debut.

4.) Dodger center fielder Matt Kemp hit 12 home runs and drove in 25 runs in the month of April…In June of 1985 Dodger left fielder Pedro Guerrero hit 15 home runs and drove in 27.

5.) Burbank Bulldog (junior) defensive tackle Steven Kim (5-10, 255); 39 tackles, 1 sack in 2011. Second Team Pacific League.

6.) Former USC/San Diego State running back Dillon Baxter headed to Baker University, NAIA program in Kansas. Current Arroyo defensive backs coach John Luque at one time was on the football staff at Baker.

7.) Former Bonita DB Cameron Salce turns 19 today.

8.) Angels first baseman Albert Pujols: 96 at-bats, 0 home runs, 5 Rbis

9.) “Disappointed with Laker fans that are more worried about tacos than winning a playoff game.”— Marc Doche

10.) Azusa Pacific (sophomore) quarterback Justin McPherson and Cougar OC Rudy Carlton.

Justin McPherson & Rudy Carlton

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