Morning buzz

USC linebacker Kaluka Maiava will miss spring practice because of wrist surgery (link to the right). Another concern is offensive guard Zach Heberer, who has some back issues that are being monitored. His status for spring could be in doubt.

Quote of the night

USC coach Pete Carroll on the NCAA rule that would prohibit head coaches from going on the road and recruiting in May.
“I might have to demote myself,” he joked.
Didn’t he try it already against Stanford?