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Spring football Q&A: USC coach Pete Carroll

Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller Ever wonder what a coach might say about a quarterback competition the day before he announces a pecking order? You're in luck! USC coach Pete Carroll stopped by for a chat with the Pac-10 blog on Monday, the day before he announced on his Web site that Aaron Corp would […]

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Practice Insider: The Wright place

<!–start image–><!– end image–>As Tuesday’s practice on Howard Jones Field, cornerback Shareece Wright jammed Travon Patterson right at the line of scrimmage. Wright stayed with the speedy receiver all the way down the sideline, showcasing perfect form, perfect footwork and playing perfect coverage. Less than a year after breaking his neck, Wright’s looking sharp early […]

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Jones embracing switch to corner

<!–start image–><!– end image–>Plans can change in the course of a simple meeting. After USC cornerback Shareece Wright suffered a season-ending injury early in 2008, the USC coaches decided to call Marshall Jones in for a chat. Now that he’s begun to adjust to a new position, Jones has his eyes set on big things […]

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Go for Green, Pink; Wright Out

USC cornerback Shareece Wright will not play against Oregon State and could miss up to six weeks. But his absence won’t be caused by disciplinary action stemming from a pre-Ohio State felony resisting arrest charge, although Carroll did say that matter will be “handled internally”. No, that stiff neck Wright’s been dealing with…ends up it’s […]

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LBs Brown, Galippo won’t play at Oregon State

** Reserve linebackers Luthur Brown and Chris Galippo, both on the mend from back injuries, won’t play against Oregon State, USC coach Pete Carroll said. Galippo, who had back surgery in July, said he’d return for the Oregon game Oct. 4. ** Seen at practice Monday: scouts from the Chicago Bears, New England Patriots and […]

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Garrett Green nudges ahead of Corp, Mustain

USC coach Pete Carroll said junior Garrett Green would be the first quarterback off the bench if starter Mark Sanchez were to get hurt. Green began training camp as a receiver before serving as the third quarterback while Sanchez missed time because of a knee injury. Green since has surpassed Aaron Corp and Mitch Mustain, […]

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Shareece Wright out, Josh Pinkard in

USC’s coaches came into this season believing they had four starting-caliber cornerbacks. They will find out Thursday night whether they have at least three. Starting cornerback Shareece Wright will miss “a number of weeks” because of a neck injury, Trojans coach Pete Carroll announced after practice Monday. Tests revealed a hairline fracture in one of […]

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Wright plays despite looming charge

USC cornerback Shareece Wright started Saturday against Ohio State despite facing a felony charge of resisting a police officer. The junior was charged by the San Bernardino County district attorney in connection with a party thrown in Colton over Labor Day weekend.

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T-WIRE SNAPS: OHIO ST 2008 Pt I

Sort of a where’s Waldo shot of the USC student body. First person to guess the number of #10 jerseys in this shot correctly, gets a free TrojanWire T-shirt. Send your answer to scoop@trojanwire.com. *** EDITOR’S NOTE *** Congratulations to Mark who correctly guessed 14. Shareece Wright lined up. Ready to explode. The USC linebacking […]

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CB Wright to start USC opener against Virginia

Cornerback Shareece Wright will make his second career start in USC’s season opener Saturday at Virginia. A few days ago he was just happy to be running. “The past Sunday when I got out of bed I could barely walk. I rehabbed all day,” he said. “On Monday morning I felt good. I was running.” […]

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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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