USC’s added five walk-ons to the roster. Here are their names and bios. Who says the Trojans have no depth?
No. Name Pos. Hgt. Wgt. Birthday Cl.(Ath/Ac) Exp. Hometown (High School/JC/College)
64 CHACON, Joel OT 6-1 270 7/26/92 So./Jr. TR Waukegan, IL (Waukegan/Lake County CC)
63 JACKSON, David LB 6-2 215 11/1/90 Jr.*/Sr. — North Hills (Notre Dame)
24 MATRANGA, Eric WR 5-10 180 1/13/90 Sr.*/Sr. TR Carmichael (Jesuit/San Joaquin Delta JC/Glendale JC)
14 SUTTON, Christian CB 5-10 160 6/25/93 Fr.*/So. TR Suwanee, GA (North Gwinnett/Point)
79 WOODSON, Tim OT 6-1 250 5/10/94 Fr./Fr. – Toledo, OH (Central Catholic)
CHACON: He joined USC in the fall of 2012 as a walk-on sophomore offensive tackle…JUNIOR COLLEGE: He attended College of Lake County in Grayslake (Ill.), but did not play football there…HIGH SCHOOL: He prepped at Waukegan (Ill.) High.
JACKSON: He joined USC in the fall of 2012 as a walk-on junior linebacker…HIGH SCHOOL: He prepped at Notre Dame High in Sherman Oaks (Calif.), where he played defensive end and tight end.
MATRANGA: 2012: He joined USC in the spring of 2012 as a walk-on senior wide receiver… Junior College: He was an infielder at San Joaquin Delta Junior College in Stockton (Calif.) in 2010 (hitting .182) and at Glendale (Calif.) Junior College in 2011 (hitting .286). High School: He was an infielder at Jesuit High in Carmichael (Calif.), hitting .296 as a 2008 senior. Personal: He has been a member of USCs club baseball team.
SUTTON: 2012: He joined USC in the spring of 2012 as a walk-on senior cornerback…College: He was a freshman defensive back at Point University in 2011. High School: He was a sprinter on the track team at North Gwinnett High in Suwanee (Ga.). He also played football at North Gwinett as a 2008 sophomore defensive. Personal: His grandfather ran track at Houston, his uncle played football at South Carolina, his father was a swimmer at Texas A&M and his cousin, Ashley, ran track at Ohio State.
WOODSON: 2012: He joined USC in the fall of 2012 as a walk-on freshman offensive tackle…HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2011 All-District Division II honorable mention and All-Three Rivers Athletic Conference honorable mention as a senior at Central Catholic High in Toledo (Ohio)…He also was on Central Catholics track team (shot put, discus throw).