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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 spring football preview: Wide receivers

Feeling a little bracketed out? Well, take a break from March Madness and check out our position-by-position USC spring football preview. Wide receivers are part 3 of 9. The full schedule is listed below. THE PARTICIPANTS David Ausberry (redshirt senior), Steve Blackhart (redshirt sophomore), Robbie Boyer (redshirt sophomore), Brice Butler (redshirt sophomore), Brandon Carswell (redshirt […]

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Dispatch from Howard Jones

Thoughts from Wednesday’s practice, through the eyes of USCRipsIt… – In one of the most one-sided practices in recent history, the USC offense dominated from start to finish and in almost all phases, winning the final team period, 10-1, and pitching a shutout on Turnover Wednesday for the all-around practice victory. Besides not giving up […]

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2009 Depth Chart Released

The jury is out. Pete Carroll announced today his depth chart going into the huddle. Of course in traditional Carroll fashion, the competition for starting positions will continue throughout Summer workouts. But the Spring depth charts typically hold strong resemblance to the final list, come start of the football season. Follow the jump for the […]

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USC football: Program-wide reaction to Hazelton’s departure

Reactions from USC players and coaches after junior receiver Vidal Hazelton filed the paperwork to transfer from the school: Receiver Brandon Carswell: (on whether Hazelton ever talked about leaving) “Not about leaving. Sometimes he would be like, ‘Man, I just need to work harder. Something’s going on to where I’m not playing.’ It’s just really […]

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Live Scrimmage, II

Allen Bradford loses 1 yard on a carry. On 3rd down, Gerald Washington blocks Corp’s pass. Next! Actually, they are still going with Corp. Bradford gains 2 yards on a carry. Corp escapes a sack and gains about 19 yards on a scramble. Joe McKnight jukes a couple times and gains 14 yards. Corp’s pass […]

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Speed Kills: Trojan Receiving Corps

(Image by The Press-Enterprise) From a practice this week, here were the 40 times for USC’s wide receivers: 1) Ronald Johnson 4.43 2) Damian Williams 4.46 3) David Ausberry 4.48 4) Brandon Carswell 4.49 5) Vidal Hazelton 4.52 6) Garrett Green 4.56 7) Patrick Turner 4.64 Track star Travon Patterson, who did not run, would […]

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The wide receivers

Here’s the 40 times for the wide receivers. David Ausberry 4.48 Brandon Carswell 4.49 Garrett Green 4.56 Vidal Hazelton 4.52 Ronald Johnson 4.43 Travon Patterson — did not run Patrick Turner 4.64 Damian Williams 4.46

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Carswell’s progression

<!–start image–><!– end image–>Coming off a disappointing season for the University of Southern California wide receiving corps, the depth chart appears wide open. For Brandon Carswell, who split time last season between the injured reserve and the scout team, the winter workouts that lead up to spring practice are vital to his future succes

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Visa Please

Some USC players who did not make the trip flew home for Thanksgiving, including freshman defensive end Trey Henderson, who is from Vancouver, British Columbia. “I need to remember by student visa,” said Henderson, who has not been home since July. “I remember the first time, they thought I didn’t have it and acted like […]

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Mustain Getting Reps for USC

Dan Weber, Riverside Press-Enterprise Mitch Mustain felt he wasn’t so sharp while quarterbacking the first-team offense over the past few days, which have been devoted to letting the young guys play. “I haven’t been able to show all of what I can do,” said Mustain, who’s spent the season getting all the scout team plays […]

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