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Why Coaches Dislike Recruiting Rankings

National signing day is Wednesday, and if your team doesn’t have a top 25 class, there’s no need to worry. Brent Schrotenboer of the San Diego Union-Tribune took a look at rankings from Rivals and Scout for the past five seasons and the recruiting sites miss about 40% of the time. Nine teams that finished […]

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WOLF: Whitney Lewis leaving USC

USC wide receiver Whitney Lewis will not return next season, according to multiple sources. …is leaving for reasons not related to football or academics, sources said. He is not working out with the rest of the Trojans and not attending summer school. Neither Lewis nor USC coach Pete Carroll could be reached for comment Thursday. […]

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Dennis done, who will start at RB?

Bad news on Hershel Dennis. It was revealed yesterday that his knee injury involves torn ligaments. Dennis, who started over Bush and White in 2003, was thought to be a clear-cut starter for this season. It will be interesting to see who carries the ball this Sunday in the annual Trojan Huddle? Whitney Lewis Chauncey […]

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Whitney “the man” Lewis

Daily Trojan has a good article on Whitney Lewis: He was one of the most dominant high school football players in California history. He had colleges from across the nation drooling over his combination of size, speed and athleticism. He represented the turning point in USC football as the elite prospect of the 2003 recruiting […]

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First spring practice report

Booty and Sanchez both looked good. Hershel Dennis, the most likely starting tailback, injured his hamstring and sat out the practice. Petros Papadakis says while there certainly is new talent for the Trojans to tap into, Hershel Dennis is the only one who can pick up blitzes and understand the offense. 5-star recruit, and now […]

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Winter workouts: Booty or Sanchez

(uscfootball.com) On Thursday the players held a voluntary practice in shorts and t-shirts. John David Booty led the offense. Dallas Sartz the defense. Hershel Dennis was the main guy running the ball, but Whitney Lewis also lined up in the tailback spot. Newcomers Antwine Perez and Gerald Washington were present. Photos from March 2nd winter […]

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Rainy First Day

Winston Justice, Brandon Hancock, Whitney Lewis and Chauncey Washington were all back for the first day of spring ball. Grades, injuries, firearms wielding–all kept these studs from participating in USC’s national title last year. Lofa Tatupu, one of the big losses in the Trojans’ interior D, was on hand to talk about the NFL combine […]

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