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Right Tackle Update

Pete Carroll said he was not sure who would start at right tackle. Nick Howell started against Arizona but was pulled after the fourth series in favor of previous starter Butch Lewis. “There’s a good chance Nick will start again,” Carroll said.

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Welcome back

Pete Carroll was eager to point out that the Trojans were looking replenished on Monday. "A bunch of guys returned to the practice field," he said. "I don’t know if you could tell, but it was like a busload of guys came in today! It was kinda’ fun and it feels different — the energy […]

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Post scrimmage interviews

<!–start image–><!– end image–>The Trojans held their last scrimmage of fall camp, a final tune up for the game against Virginia. USCFootball.com’s Stacy Bradley got reaction from several players following the mock game. Inside: Interviews with safety Shane Horton, tailback C.J. Gable, offensive tackle Butch Lewis and tight end Blake Ayles

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CFN’s Unit Rankings

College Football News ranks the different units from around the country. USC makes a splash on defense but not surprisingly they struggle to get a lot of recognition on offense. I am not going to comment on this too much as this is pretty accurate from an SC standpoint. This is more for just general knowledge. […]

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Tackle Time

I mocked the depth chart released last spring because it showed Charles Brown and Butch Lewis at left tackle while Alex Parsons started at right tackle. And it took about five minutes in training camp for Lewis to take over at right tackle. He and Brown are established starters right now. Pat Ruel said Nick […]

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Getting in Game Shape

<!–start image–><!– end image–>The Trojans wrapped up the first week of summer conditioning workouts on Friday with nearly half the squad choosing the early morning session. Tackle Butch Lewis and the rest of his offensive linemen teammates make a point to workout as a group at 7 a.m. Inside: 80 action photos from Friday’s early […]

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Another All-American List

Tight end Fred Davis, nose guard Sedrick Ellis and safety Taylor Mays were named Sporting News All-Americans. This is the second year Mays made the team. At least this year, they got his name right. Last year, they originally said Josh Pinkard made the team even though he missed the season with a knee injury. […]

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Maiava, Griffen Start

Kaluka Maiava starts at linebacker for the ailing Keith Rivers, who is officially available. Sam Baker starts at tackle and will be backed up by Butch Lewis. Everson Griffen starts at defensive end for Kyle Moore, who will play but is still bothered by a bruised nerve in his arm.

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You Want Song Girls? We Have Song Girls

It hasn’t been the best of seasons for USC, but hey, the Trojans still have the Song Girls.USC played host to Oregon State on Saturday night at the L.A. Coliseum before 85,713, and Image of Sport, a sports photography service for daily newspapers and editorial publications, was on the scene.Check out this unique shot. Referee […]

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Insider: Battle at left tackle; tailback updates

<!–start image–><!– end image–>After four weeks off, Charles Brown has returned from his high ankle sprain, and he will compete with Butch Lewis for the right to protect John David Booty’s blindside. For Brown, the whole thing was a matter of terrible timing. Also inside: Broderick Green‘s foot is giving him trouble again, and see […]

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Insider: Booty to start when healthy, Sark says

<!–start image–><!– end image–>The competition between John David Booty and Mark Sanchez is real for the first time since spring practice of 2006 … for this week. But when Booty makes a full recovery, the job will be his. Also inside: Butch Lewis’ unique perspective on the Bush Push, the latest injury info and Desmond […]

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