The three backup quarterbacks are within four snaps of each other, which means no one is being favored yet during practices. Based on completion percentage, here are the current standings: 1. Cody Kessler; 2. Jesse Scroggins; 3. Max Wittek.
Because the field is slicker in the mornings, that could possibly increase the threat of injuries (just like not stretching). So Lane Kiffin said he is looking at placing a cover on the field in the fall to see if it keeps the field dry.
The defense dominated again with the reserve linebackers making big plays. Walk-on Will Andrew’s intercepted a pass in every practice while Dallas Kelley also intercepted a pass. I would not interpet that as a sign they will play in the fall, however. Tailback Curtis McNeal’s been a strong performer but must achieve a certain grade-point average to be eligible in the fall. Wide receiver De’von Flournoy’s got an injured hip while linebacker Dion Bailey underwent x-rays on his forearm, which were negative.
Here’s some more details on those marquee basketball games next season with Kansas, North Carolina and Duke.
Former USC baseball coach Mike Gillespie returns to campus this afternoon at 3 p.m. when his UC Irvine Anteaters faces the Trojans at Dedeaux Field. The Anteaters are 14-6 overall.
Will this fire you up to buy a USC football ticket? If you don’t want to push the coach, push the visor! Pete Carroll was sure an easier sell.
Even more answers!
Kevin O’Neill is visiting Logan (Community) College in Illinois today watching prospects as he starts searching for potential roster replacements for Nikola Vucevic. USC might also look at taking a foreign post player.
Time for some answers on a Monday afternoon.
USC forward Nikola Vucevic was an honorable mention selection for the Associated Press All-American team.