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Vincent Joseph and Alfred Rowe Off Team

From Scottie Wolf: USC players Vincent Joseph and Alfred Rowe were academically disqualified following the completion of the fall semester and are no longer enrolled in school, according to sources. Joseph, a cornerback, and Rowe, a fullback, are sophomores and were also teammates at Poly High. They were eligible for the Rose Bowl because grades […]

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The Thin Red Line

Make that a thin cardinal line protecting USC’s backfield, which also happens to be hamstrung by injuries. While every team looses players during the season (Cal lost to Oregon State without their starting QB, Stanford beat USC without their’s), can anybody in the nation match up with the Trojan’s carnage? From USC football’s weekly press […]

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Thursday Insider: Secondary shuffle

<!–start image–><!– end image–>With injuries to Josh Pinkard and Vincent Joseph, USC coaches have been forced to make adjustments in the secondary. With Mozique McCurtis possibly switching positions, one player could lose his redshirt. Also inside: Pete Carroll reveals his starting tailback and compares Kristofer O’Dowd with Ryan Kali

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Surprise Appearance

Even Carroll seemed surprised when Vincent Joseph, after his bruised larynx at Nebraska and then a gurney ride off the field and a trip to the hospital with breathing problems, showed up in pads to practice Thursday. “That was great,” Carroll said. “He did a lot.” Will he play Saturday? Carroll said he didn’t know […]

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Tuesday Insider: Carrolls team up with RoJo

<!–start image–><!– end image–>The best way to a wide receiver’s head? It’s through his hands. At least that’s the approach Pete and Brennan Carroll have taken to true freshman Ronald Johnson. Also inside: Vincent Joseph gets some good news and Joe McKnight appears to be settling i

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Family felt Joseph’s pain

Mark Saxon, OC Register When Vincent Joseph’s family saw him lying on the turf at Nebraska’s Memorial Stadium on Saturday night, surrounded by trainers and doctors examining his neck, it was about all the emotional strain they could handle. Joseph’s mother, Lynnise Evans, has spent the previous 13 months in a Torrance therapy center unable […]

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Joseph OK, but Gable to return kicks

Two days after being taken off the field on a stretcher, USC cornerback Vincent Joseph was back on the sidelines watching practice Monday. Joseph suffered a bruised larynx during a kick return during the second quarter of Saturday night’s game against Nebraska.

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TNYC Nebraska Review

Here are my thoughts on last night’s game: Positive – O-Line Play I think there’s a consensus agreement that the biggest positive from last night’s game was the play of the O-Line.  They were in sync the entire night and opened up giant holes.  I, like many, am wowed by Kristofer O’Dowd’s play.  Negative – […]

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And They Didn’t Throw Much

USC coach Pete Carroll on the Trojans’ 313 yards rushing, which came after he decided during the long break when Vincent Joseph got hurt to pretty much run the ball. “We didn’t have to throw the ball at all tonight,” he said. “There were some colossal holes.”

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Joseph, Reed the Return Men

Cornerback Vincent Joseph will return kickoffs, Carroll said of the speedy sophomore who impressed in the preseason scrimmages. And Desmond Reed, as expected, will get the call on punt returns with Ronald Johnson also getting his shot there, Carroll announced at the end of practice.

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TNYC Fall Scrimmage Report

Watched the scrimmage today and these are the things that jumped out at me: Best Player:  Stafon Johnson I was going to say a tie between Stafon and Chauncey, but I really liked the way Stafon hit the holes.  When Stafon scored his 2nd TD, you saw a little bit of everything:  setting up a […]

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