Nick Entin | Daily Trojan The Spirit of Troy Marching Band was led onto the field before the game by the drum major who started things off in his usual fashion — a sword in the ground.Nick Entin | Daily Trojan Senior wide receiver Darreus Rogers catches a ball. Rogers finished the game with two catches and 45 yards.Nick Entin | Daily Trojan Junior defensive back John Plattenburg makes a tackle against Alabama on a kickoff return.Nick Entin | Daily Trojan Redshirt junior quarterback Max Browne scrambles for a 17-yard gain in the first quarter on Saturday.Nick Entin | Daily Trojan Sophomore wide receiver Deontay Burnett tries to avoid a tackle on one of his four catches. He had 26 yards.Nick Entin | Daily Trojan Sophomore tailback Ronald Jones II makes a break up the field. Jones was the Trojans leading rusher with 46 yards on seven carries.Nick Entin | Daily Trojan Redshirt junior quarterback Max Browne scans the field looking for a receiver. Browne was 14-19 with 101 yards and one interception.Nick Entin | Daily Trojan Sophomore tailback Ronald Jones II was the Trojans leading rusher. He had 46 yards.Nick Entin | Daily Trojan Sophomore tailback Aca’Cedric Ware gets wrapped up by the Alabama defense. Ware earned 22 yards on six carries.Nick Entin | Daily Trojan Sophomore tailback Dominic Davis ran for five yards on two carries Saturday against the Alabama Crimson Tide.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has unveiled a number of ex- footballers, musicians and actors as Ghana’s official Ambassadors for the 2014 Brazil World Cup. They include Becca, John Dumelo, Jackie Appiah, Grace Ashy CK Akonnor, Tony Baffoe, Abedi ‘Pele’ Ayew, Kwame Ayew, Augustine Ahinful, Samuel Osei Kuffour, Tony Yeboah, Azumah Nelson and Ali Jarrah.During the unveiling, the Minister for Youth and Sports, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, charged the ambassadors to project the values and culture of Ghana in their numerous capacities to the world. The ambassadors among other things are responsible for campaigning to the corporate world and the general public for support towards Ghana’s journey to world cup glory. This includes the campaign to raise funds to enable the supporters union of Ghana to travel to Brazil in order to support the Ghana Black Stars. The ambassadors will be making a call to the public to text ‘SCORE’ to 1474 at a cost of 70 pesewas per SMS.