Dwight Lewis scored 16 points but the Trojans were outscored 20-10 to end the game as they dropped both games on the Oregon road trip.
USC offensive lineman Jeff Byers recovered one of Tim Tebow’s fumbles today at the Senior Bowl.
Tailback Stafon Johnson was interviewed during the Senior Bowl:
“It’s wonderful. To come here and play against some of the great guys in the country. It’s awesome. i was more anxious than nervous to be here. I’m a football player. I’ve been playing all my life. I’m just happy to be here.”
Former USC wide receiver Vidal Hazelton, currently at th University of Cincinnati, is working out at USC today with some of his former teammates.
Stafon Johnson gained 4 yards in his first carry at the Senior Bowl.
USC senior associate athletic director Mark Jackson’s been offered a front-office job with the Seattle Seahawks. He actually was offered right after Pete Carroll got hired but is still weighing his options.
ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay said Tim Tebow hurt himself this week at the Senior Bowl.
There’s been little buzz around USC that linebacker Jordan Zumwalt of Edison High in Huntington Beach would become a Trojan after Pete Carroll quit. But will Zumwalt’s visit this weekend make a difference? He remains a soft verbal to Stanford. And USC desperately needs some linebacker commitments.
A sizable majority of poll respondents (40 percent) said they will blame Lane Kiffin if USC does not make a BCS bowl next season. So much for a grace period. Mike Garrett was blamed by 24 percent.
New linebackers coach Joe Barry is in Los Angeles but needed to get certified before he can recruit.