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USC and Alabama in discussion to open 2020 season in Arlington, Texas

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Reports are out that USC and Alabama are in discussions to play in Arlington, Texas in 2020.

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Could we see USC open up in Arlington, Texas again?

According to Birmingham TV/radio host Jim Dunway and Scott Schrader of Trojan Insider, USC and Alabama has had discussions about meeting again at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas to open the 2020 season. Report came via twitter Saturday afternoon.

2020 would be a decent time for the Trojans to play Alabama as the Trojans will likely have a seasoned quarterback in JT Daniels and more questions being answered. Also USC is loaded with talent from the 2018 recruiting class.

Alabama v USC
Alabama ran away with a 52-6 victory over USC in the 2016 opener. The two could meet in Arlington again to open the 2020 season.
Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Alabama v USC
Alabama ran away with a 52-6 victory over USC in the 2016 opener. The two could meet in Arlington again to open the 2020 season.
Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

The last time USC and Alabama met was the 2016 opener in Arlington where the Trojans were pummeled by the Tide 52-6. Max Browne started under center for the Trojans while Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts took over midway through the 2nd quarter and announced himself to the nation. USC led 3-0 until the things fell apart midway through the 2nd

Jerry’s world has been very unkind for the Trojans as well. USC played once again at AT&T Stadium back in December against Ohio State in the Cotton Bowl Classic. The Trojans lost that game 24-7 where the Buckeyes harassed the USC offensive line and Sam Darnold. USC fans would love for the Trojans to stay away from Arlington, Texas for as long as they can.

As of now they are discussions and nothing is confirmed yet, however USC is known to accept a big time match up out of conference.