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Bradford Meets with Kiffin

Lane Kiffin met with Allen Bradford earlier this week to discuss first-team reps in practice. After Bradford injured his knee last week the door opened for Marc Tyler to grab the starting tailback spot for the opener versus Hawaii

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8-23-2010 Practice Updates

Allen Bradord missed this weekend’s scrimmage with a bruised knee. The injury is not listed as serious and he could be back practicing early this week. This opens the door for Marc Tyler to be the starting tailback against Hawaii. In other RB news, C.J. Gable is nursing a pulled hamstring and Stanley Havili is […]

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Bradford Update

Tailback Allen Bradford missed the scrimmage with a bruised knee and said if there were a real game, he would be questionable. He pulled out of the scrimmage 30 minutes before it started. He hopes to return next week. Read the full article

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Attrition at tailback could become a concern for Coach Lane Kiffin

Allen Bradford suffers an apparent knee bruise and joins fellow senior C.J. Gable (hamstring and shin soreness) on the sidelines one day before a limited-contact scrimmage.USC goes into survival mode Saturday, Coach Lane Kiffin hoping his team can get through a limited-contact scrimmage without major injury in the final workout before classes begin. [L.A. Times]

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The D-Line Rests

The first-team defensive line dominated today even without Armond Armstead. The offensive line missed Matt Kalil and Butch Lewis. The first-team offense was stopped fairly easy the first three series. And Allen Bradford lost five yards in six carries.

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Freaks And (Stat) Geeks

Here are the first scrimmage stats: Passing Matt Barkley 9-15, 127 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT Mitch Mustain 23-35, 231 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT Jesse Scroggins 0-4, 1 INT Rushing Allen Bradford 6 (minus) 5 yards C.J. Gable 7-25 Curtis McNeal 6-57 Dillon Baxter 5-39 Marc Tyler 7-34 Receiving Jordan Cameron 8-96 (long 39) […]

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Camp Notes: Day 5

Written by Stephanie Graves, USCTrojans.com Blog Contributor    Click here for the complete video of head coach Lane Kiffin’s post-scrimmage remarks to the media. Going into Day 5, the Men of Troy donned full pads for their first big test of camp. Veterans and rookies alike had the opportunity to display their knowledge of the […]

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USC football: Drew McAllister injury update

Junior safety Drew McAllister did not participate in USC’s players-only passing session Tuesday but said he is close to returning from offseason hip surgery. McAllister, who missed all of spring practice, is just starting to run and estimates he’ll be able to participate in 7-on-7 workouts “within a month.” That would put him on track […]

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Quick notes from USC’s practice

LOS ANGELES — Watched USC practice Thursday, so here are some quick observations. Lots has been written about how much better a slimmed-down Matt Barkley is moving. It was just one practice, but that also was my impression. Barkley seemed comfortable rolling out of the pocket and throwing downfield, which was not a big part […]

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Scrimmage offers some answers

Getting positive first-down yardage for tailback Allen Bradford, who picked up just 27 yards in 10 carries, is one of the answers the Trojans did not seem to find in Saturday’s scrimmage. Here’s what they did learn.

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USC football: New role for Marc Tyler?

Redshirt junior Marc Tyler was supposed to miss some or most of USC’s spring camp while recuperating from toe surgery. Instead, he has been one of the Trojans’ most impressive tailbacks. He caught USC coach Lane Kiffin’s eye Tuesday — with his pass protection. “He was actually the best running back in pass-pro versus the […]

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USC spring football preview: Running backs

Feeling a little bracketed out? Well, take a break from March Madness and check out our position-by-position USC spring football preview. Running backs are part 2 of 9. Part 3 will arrive Monday. The full schedule is listed below. THE PARTICIPANTS TB Dillon Baxter (freshman), TB Allen Bradford (redshirt senior), TB C.J. Gable (redshirt senior), […]

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