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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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Kennard to Start at Middle Linebacker?

It is beginning to look like sophmore Devon Kennard beat out junior Chris Galippo at starting middle linebacker. Kennard got the majority of first-team reps at practice yesterday. Galippo will still play an important role as backup at all three linebacker spots. As we noted yesterday, Marc Tyler and Robert Woods are getting the majority […]

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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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USC’s Marc Tyler among leaders for starting roles

Tailback Marc Tyler, receiver Robert Woods, wideout Ronald Johnson, middle linebacker Devon Kennard and freshman cornerback Nickell Robey all work with first-team unit.There was no official announcement, but as USC moved toward game-week preparations for Hawaii, several competitions for starting positions came into clearer focus Monday. [L.A. Times]

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A Nice write-up on Nickell Robey

A Nice write-up on Nickell Robey I missed this from this morning… Nickell Robey, 18, stands at just 5-foot-8 and 165 pounds but displays an alarming willingness to challenge players who have six or more inches and 50 or more pounds on him. The scrappy Florida product made four tackles during Sunday’s scrimmage, including one bone-crunching […]

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Scrimmage Highlights

Matt Barkley threw a 39-yard pass to tight end Jordan Cameron. Mitch Mustain rolled out and hit Robert Woods on a 21-yard pass. Walk-on Augusto Alonso intercepted a Jesse Scroggins pass and went 35 yards for a TD. Curtis McNeal ran 30 yards for a TD. Freshman cornerback Nickell Robey tackled tailback Marc Tyler for […]

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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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NCAA: Open Season to Pick the Carcass

Another clarification today in just how bad the NCAA wants to screw USC. Prison screw. The NCAA has clarified that it will currently allow other teams to contact USC juniors and seniors in attempts to recruit them away from the Trojans. Furthermore, it will allow the other teams to waive the typical transfer year of […]

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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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USC football: Unsung stars of the scrimmage

Tailback Dillon Baxter and defensive tackle DaJohn Harris made the biggest headlines during USC’s scrimmage Saturday. Here are two other players — one from each side of the ball — who made positive impacts in a more under-the-radar fashion: Offense — RB Marc Tyler Tyler rushed for 31 yards on seven carries, an impressive 4.4-yard […]

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