USC’s got a lot of walk-ons. Here’s a list of new roster players. Defensive tackle Delvon Simmons is not a walk-on but is listed because he is a transfer. Full list after the jump:
No. Name Pos. Hgt. Wgt. Birthday Cl.(Ath/Ac) Exp. Hometown(HighSchool/JC/College)
14 CASSONE, Brennan WR 5-10 175 5/2/95 Fr./Fr. — Malibu (Malibu)
17 WILLSON, Chris QB 6-6 245 11/8/91 Jr.*/Sr. TR West Covina (St. Paul/Wake Forest)
18 LANDERS, Ted QB 6-2 215 4/11/91 Sr.*/Sr. JC Torrance (Serra/UCLA/Mt. San Antonio JC)
26 TOLAND, James TB 6-0 185 12/29/94 Fr./Fr. — Indio (Shadow Hills)
30 CARRASCO, Kevin CB 6-1 180 11/11/94 Fr./Fr. — Santa Clarita (Notre Dame)
37 LOPES, Matt S 5-11 185 5/12/95 Fr./Fr. — Palos Verdes Estates (Palos Verdes)
40 HART, Pat FB 6-1 225 9/25/94 Fr./Fr. — Burridge, IL (Fenwick)
41 SULLIVAN, Shane TE 6-4 240 11/21/90 Jr.*/Sr. JC Orange (Orange Lutheran/Air Force Academy Prep/Wyoming/Mt. San Antonio JC)
42 YOHE, John TE 6-5 250 2/5/85 Sr.*/Gr. TR Fairfax, VA (Bishop OConnell/Virginia Military Institute)
44 GUZMAN, Christian TE-SNP 6-3 220 1/14/94 Fr.*/So. JC Desert Hot Springs (Desert Hot Springs/Mt. San Antonio JC)
48 BASALARI, Jack P 6-0 170 12/2/94 Fr./Fr. — Pasadena (Marantha)
50 MARKOWITZ, Abe C-OG 6-1 305 9/26/90 Sr.*/Sr. 1V Hawaii Kai, HI (Punahou)
51 BAGGETT, Cameron OLB 6-1 220 5/27/95 Fr./Fr. — La Jolla (La Jolla)
78 SELLENS, David OG-C 6-5 290 6/26/94 Fr./Fr. — Yreka (Yreka)
87 MINOR, Aaron WR 6-3 190 11/25/95 Fr./Fr. — Lakewood (Mayfair)
89 WHITE, Cody WR 6-2 190 7/27/94 Fr./Fr. — Lake Forest (El Toro)
92 SMITH, Zach SNP 6-1 210 6/3/95 Fr./Fr. — Redwood City (Menlo School)
92 MAGUIRE, Michael DE 6-4 255 11/7/91 Jr.*/Jr. JC Sammamish, WA (Eastlake/Golden West JC)
96 AUGELLO, Joey DT 6-0 285 5/17/94 So./So. JC Rolling Hills Estates (Peninsula/Los Angeles Harbor JC)
97 SIMMONS, Delvon DE 6-6 300 11/30/92 Jr./Jr. TR McKeesport, PA (McKeesport/Texas Tech)
(14) BRENNAN CASSONEWide Receiver, 5-10, 175, Fr./Fr., Malibu (Malibu)
2013 : Cassone is a reserve walk-on wide receiver as a first-year freshman in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2012 Max Preps All-State Division III first team, All-CIF East Valley Division and All-Frontier League as a senior wide receiver and defensive back at Malibu (Calif.) High. He had 100 catches for 1,707 yards (17.1 avg.) with 16 TDs in 2012, along with 9 carries for 87 yards (9.7 avg.) with 2 TDs. On defense, he had105 tackles, 5 interceptions, 9 deflections, 6 forced fumbles and 3 fumble recoveries in 2012.
As a 2011 junior, he completed 33-of-53 passes (62.3%) for 524 yards with 5 TDs and 4 interceptions, ran for 181 yards on 42 carries (4.3 avg.) with 4 TDs, caught 22 passes for 365 yards (16.6 avg.) with 3 TDs, returned 18 punts for 275 yards (15.3 avg.) and 10 kickoffs for 215 yards (21.5 avg.), and made 86 tackles (2 for losses), 3 interceptions, 4 deflections and 2 forced fumbles.
As a sophomore in 2010, he completed 13-of-29 passes (44.8%) for 284 yards with 2 TDs and 2 interceptions, ran 25 times for 46 yards (1.8 avg.) with 2 TDs, caught 21 passes for 343 yards (16.3 avg) with 2 TDs, plus he had 42 tackles, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovery and 1 forced fumble.
He also played lacrosse at Malibu.
(17) CHRIS WILLSONQuarterback, 6-6, 245, Jr.*/Sr., West Covina (St. Paul/Wake Forest)
2013 : Willson, who transferred to USC in the fall of 2013 after playing football and baseball at Wake Forest, is a junior walk-on reserve quarterback.
WAKE FOREST: He participated in 2013 spring football practice at Wake Forest as a quarterback before transferring to USC. He must sit out the 2013 season because of NCAA transfer rules.
He also played baseball at Wake Forest. As a 2012 sophomore righthanded pitcher, he went 3-1 with a 5.40 ERA and 28 strikeouts in 28.1 innings in 12 appearances (4 starts), but a shoulder injury that required surgery ended his baseball career. As a freshman in 2011, he played in 6 early-season games (1 start) and had an 0-1 record with a 5.40 ERA, 2 saves and 8 strikeouts in 5 innings in 2011 before being sidelined by a back injury.
HIGH SCHOOL: He played football and baseball at St. Paul High in Santa Fe Springs (Calif.). He was the football team captain as a 2009 senior and was named a 3-time (2007-09) All-League Scholar Athlete.
In baseball at St. Paul, he made All-Area and All-League as a junior in 2009, when he hit .325 with 6 home runs and 23 RBIs. He played in the 2009 MLB Southwest All-Star Game and Area Code Games. He also made All-League Scholar Athlete in 2008 and 2009.
PERSONAL: His father, Jim, was a 4-year letterman in football at Denison, while his mother, Sue, played softball, tennis and basketball at Eckerd College.
(18) TED LANDERSQuarterback, 6-2, 215, Sr.*/Sr., Torrance (Serra/UCLA/Mt. San Antonio JC)
2013 : Landers, who transferred to USC in the fall of 2013 from Mt. San Antonio College after being at UCLA earlier in his career, is a senior walk-on reserve quarterback.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: He was a junior backup quarterback at Mt. San Antonio Junior College in Walnut (Calif.) in 2012. He completed 20-of-34 passes (58.8%) for 281 yards with 2 TDs and 1 interception while appearing in 5 games. Mt. San Antonio went 11-1 and advanced to the Southern California Championship game.
He sat out his 2011 sophomore season at Mt. San Antonio with an injury. Current Trojans Shane Sullivan and Christian Guzman also attended Mt. San Antonio.
As a 2010 redshirt freshman at El Camino Junior College in Torrance (Calif.), he completed 17-of-32 passes (53.1%) for 249 yards with 2 TDs and no picks in 4 games.
UCLA : He was a first-year freshman walk-on reserve quarterback at UCLA in 2009, but did not see any action.
HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2008 All-CIF Northwest Division, South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay second team and All-Del Rey League Offensive Player of the Year as a senior quarterback at Serra High in Gardena (Calif.), as he hit 162-of-245 passes (66.1%) for 2,646 yards with 37 TDs and 6 interceptions. Current Trojans Marqise Lee and George Farmer also attended Serra.
As a junior in 2007 at Serra, he was 118-of-196 (60.2%) for 1,809 yards with 11 TDs and 6 TDs.
He attended South Torrance (Calif.) High as a freshman and sophomore.
PERSONAL: His father, Bill, played football at Kansas State. His sister, Jackie, is a senior volleyball player at Winthrop after spending the previous 3 years playing at Azusa Pacific. His grandfather, Bob Hooks, lettered at end at USC in 1951 and 1952, earning All-Conference honors in 1952 as the Trojans won the Rose Bowl (he was a 16th round pick by the Rams in the NFL Draft). His cousin, Rob Hooks, was a walk-on fullback at USC in the spring of 2007.
(26) JAMES TOLANDTailback, 6-0, 185, Fr./Fr., Indio (Shadow Hills)
2013 : Toland is a reserve walk-on tailback as a first-year freshman in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior running back and safety at Shadow Hills High in Indio (Calif.), he made 2012 Cal-Hi Sports All-State Small Schools first team and All-CIF East Valley Division first team as he ran for 2,649 yards on 315 carries (8.4 avg.) with 39 TDs, and he caught 5 passes for 40 yards (8.0 avg.). He had 11 tackles, 1 interception and 3 deflections on defense in 2012. He ran for 494 yards (with a 90-yard rush) against Banning High and 357 yards against Ramona in 2012.
As a 2011 junior, he ran for 823 yards on 143 carries (5.8 avg.) on offense and had 19 tackles (with a sack), 1 deflection and 1 forced fumble on defense despite being hampered by ankle and shoulder injuries.
As a sophomore in 2010, he had 134 carries for 770 yards (5.8 avg.) with 8 TDs and 21 receptions for 179 yards (8.5 avg.) with 1 TD, plus 38 tackles, 11 deflections, 2 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery and he returned26 kickoffs for 436 yards (16.8 avg.) and 9 punts for 19 yards (2.1 avg.).
(30) KEVIN CARRASCOCornerback, 6-1, 180, Fr./Fr., Santa Clarita (Notre Dame)
2013 : Carrasco is a reserve walk-on cornerback as a first-year freshman in 2013. He came to USC from College of the Canyons Junior College in Santa Clarita (Calif.), but he did not play football there in 2012.
HIGH SCHOOL: He made the 2011 Cal-Hi Sports All-State fourth team and Los Angeles Daily News All-Area second team as a senior defensive back and wide receiver at Notre Dame High in Sherman Oaks (Calif.), as he had 45 tackles, 3 interceptions (1 for a TD), 5 deflections and 2 forced fumbles on defense and 6 receptions for 143 yards (23.8 avg.) with 2 TDs on offense, plus 100 returns yards.
As a 2010 junior, he had 8 catches for 55 yards (6.9 avg.).
(40) PAT HARTFullback, 6-1, 225, Fr./Fr., Burridge, IL (Fenwick)
2013: Hart is a reserve walk-on fullback as a first-year freshman in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2012 All-State and All-Chicago Catholic League Player of the Year as a senior linebacker and running back at Fenwick High in Oak Park (Ill.). He had 123 tackles (with 19 for losses, including 4 sacks), 4 interceptions, 7 deflections, 2 deflections and 3 defensive TDs on defense and ran for 105 yards on 28 carries (3.8 avg.) with 2 TDs on defense in 2012.
He played quarterback as well as linebacker as a junior in 2011, when he made All-Chicago Catholic League.
He also made All-Chicago Catholic League as a 2010 sophomore.
(37) MATT LOPESSafety, 5-11, 185, Fr./Fr., Palos Verdes Estates (Palos Verdes)
2013 : Lopes is a reserve walk-on safety as a first-year freshman in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2012 Max Preps All-State Division II second team, All-CIF Northern Division Offensive Player of the Year and South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay and All-Bay League Offensive Player of the Year as a senior running back and safety at Palos Verdes High in Palos Verdes Estates (Calif.). He ran for 1,651 yards on 233 carries (7.1 avg.) with 25 TDs in 2012, including gaining 200 yards 4 times and 100 yards 9 times. He also caught 14 passes for 144 yards (10.3 avg.) with 1 TD, had 25 tackles, 3 interceptions, 6 deflections and a forced fumble on defense and returned 6 punts for 105 yards (17.5 avg.) and 4 kickoffs for 104 yards (26.0 avg.) in 2012. Palos Verdes won the 2012 All-CIF Northern Division title.
As a 2011 junior, he made All-Bay League first team as he had 36 carries for 256 yards (7.1 avg.) with 2 TDs and caught a 30-yard pass, made 38 tackles, 6 interceptions, 5 deflections and a forced fumble, and returned 5 kickoffs for 116 yards (23.2 avg).
He had 62 yards on 15 carries (4.1 avg.) as a 2010 sophomore. Current Trojan Robby Kolanz also attended Palos Verdes.
He also played baseball at Palos Verdes.
PERSONAL: His father, Steve, is a senior associate athletic director and chief operating officer at USC who was a 1983 College Division All-American offensive lineman at Linfield College, which won the NAIA national championship in his 1982 junior season (he also wrestled and played golf at Linfield). His mother, Helaine, was an assistant athletic trainer at USC in the 1980s and 1990s. His uncle, Lance Lopes, also played football at Linfield and now is a senior vice president and general counsel of the Seattle Seahawks (he previously held a similar position with the Green Bay Packers).
(41) SHANE SULLIVANTight End, 6-4, 240, Jr.*/Sr., Orange (Orange Lutheran/Air Force Academy Prep/Wyoming/Mt. San Antonio JC)
2013 : Sullivan, who transferred to USC in the fall of 2013 from Mt. San Antonio Junior College after previously playing at Wyoming, is a reserve walk-on tight end as a junior in 2013.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: He played tight end as a sophomore at Mt. San Antonio Junior College in Walnut (Calif.) in 2012. His only reception was a 21-yard TD. Current Trojans Ted Landers and Christian Guzman also attended Mt. San Antonio.
WYOMING: He was a walk-on tight end/ H-back, special teamer and long snapper at Wyoming in 2010 and 2011. He played in 6 games as a redshirt freshman in 2011, but did not have any receptions.
He redshirted in 2010 as a first-year freshman while recovering from a broken leg.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was a tight end and defensive end at Orange (Calif.) Lutheran High, where as a 2008 senior he caught 24 passes for 311 yards (13.0 avg.) with 2 TDs.
As a 2007 junior, he had 3 catches for 32 yards (10.7 avg.). Current Trojan Michael Arakelian also attended Orange Lutheran.
He also played baseball at Orange Lutheran.
He attended Air Force Academy Prep for a year after Orange Lutheran, but did not play football.
PERSONAL: His brother, Conner, was a walk-on on USCs 2012 football (quarterback) and 2013 baseball (infielder/outfielder) teams. His father, Joe, played soccer and baseball at Air Force.
(42) JOHN YOHETight End, 6-5, 250, Sr.*/Gr., Fairfax, VA (Bishop OConnell/Virginia Military Institute)
2013 : Yohe, who formerly was a Marine deployed in Afghanistan and played 3 sports at VMI, is a reserve walk-on tight end as a senior in 2013.
VMI : While attending Virginia Military Institute, he spent time on the football, baseball and swimming teams.
HIGH SCHOOL: He played basketball and baseball at Bishop OConnell High in Arlington (Va.).
PERSONAL: At 28, he is USCs oldest player. He is pursuing his masters degree in business administration at USC. He received his bachelors degree in history/Arabic languages from VMI in 2007. While at VMI, he studied abroad at the American University in Cairo and also in Morocco. He speaks Arabic. He was in the Marines from 2008 to 2011, serving as a platoon commander, fire direction officer and joint terminal attack controller in San Diego (Calif.) and in two deployments to Afghanistan.
(44) CHRISTIAN GUZMANTight End-Snapper, 6-3, 220, Fr.*/So., Desert Hot Springs (Desert Hot Springs/Mt. San Antonio JC)
2013 : Guzman, who transferred to USC in the fall of 2013 from Mt. San Antonio Junior College, is a reserve walk-on tight end and snapper as a redshirt freshman in 2013.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: He redshirted as a first-year freshman in 2012 at Mt. San Antonio Junior College in Walnut (Calif.). Current Trojans Shane Sullivan and Ted Landers also attended Mt. San Antonio.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was a 2011 Max Preps All-State Division IV second team, All-CIF East Valley Division and All-DeAnza League first team as a senior wide receiver and defensive back at Desert Hot Spring (Calif.) High, as he had 63 catches for 1,169 yards (18.6 avg.) with 11 TDs on offense, 78 tackles, 4 interceptions, 1 deflection, 3 forced fumbles and 2 blocked field goals on defense and he returned 8 punts for 84 yards (10.5 avg.). He had 10 catches and 4 TDs in a state record 8-overtime game in 2011. He received a 2011 National Football Foundation Riverside County Chapter Scholar Athlete Award.
As a 2010 junior, he made Max Preps All-State Division IV first team and All-CIF East Valley Division as he had 57 receptions for 1,205 yards (21.1 avg.) with 10 TDs and 38 tackles, 8 interceptions, 1 deflection and 1 forced fumble.
He also played soccer at Desert Hot Springs.
(48) JACK BASALARIPunter, 6-0, 170, Fr./Fr., Pasadena (Marantha)
2013 : Basalari is a reserve walk-on punter as a first-year freshman in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: He averaged 44.4 yards on 18 punts and hit both of his field goal attempts as a 2012 senior punter and placekicker at Marantha High in Pasadena (Calif.)
He previously attended San Marino (Calif.) High, where he also played soccer.
(50) ABE MARKOWITZCenter-Offensive Guard, 6-1, 305, Sr.*/Sr., Hawaii Kai, HI (Punahou)
2013: Markowitz, a walk-on senior center-offensive guard who also has competed on USCs track team, returns for his sixth season at USC after receiving an NCAA waiver because he was sidelined in two earlier seasons with a foot injury.
2012: Markowitz was a backup offensive guard and center as a scholarship senior in 2012. He appeared in 11 games (all but Stanford and Georgia Tech), often sharing playing time at left guard and he even started there twice (California, Arizona State). He was academically ineligible against Georgia Tech.
2011: Markowitz, who was set to compete for playing time at center as a scholarship junior in 2011, did not play in USCs first 3 games of 2011, then had season-ending foot surgery. He missed 2011 spring practice after having foot surgery prior to spring drills.
2010: Markowitz, a one-time walk-on who earned a scholarship in the fall of 2010, was a backup center as a sophomore in 2010, but he did not see any action. He missed USCs first 7 games of 2010 with a foot injury and was sidelined the rest of the season with a foot fracture.
2009: Markowitz played briefly in the San Jose State opener in 2009 as a walk-on redshirt freshman center.
2008: Markowitz redshirted in 2008 as a first-year walk-on freshman center.
TRACK: He was a shotputter on USCs track team. His best throw of 2012 was 51-11 for third place at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet and he also threw the discus in 2012, with a best of 144-10. His best throw of 2010 was a career-best 53-11. He was 13th in the shot put at the 2010 Pac-10 Championships (52-5 ½). He practiced with the USC track team in 2009, but did not compete.
HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2007 Super Prep All-Farwest, Honolulu Star-Bulletin All-State honorable mention and Honolulu Advertiser All-Interscholastic League of Honolulu honorable mention as a senior offensive and defensive lineman at Punahou High in Honolulu (Hi.).
He also was on Punahous track team, winning the 2008 ILH shot put and discus championships while placing second in both events in the 2008 state meet.
PERSONAL: He is a public policy, management and planning major at USC. He was born in New Zealand and lived in Western Samoa until he was 4 years old. He is a member of one of Samoas royal families, the Aiga Sa Malietoa, and he was selected as a High Talking Chief of the family. He also is a cousin of the King of Tonga. He was a vocal soloist and Samoan dancer at Punahou. He enjoys photography. His grandfather, Larry, played football at USC in the early 1950s, while his cousin is former USC offensive lineman Faaesea Mailo (1996, 1999-2002) and his distant cousins include former (2005-08) Trojan and current NFL linebackers Rey Maualuga and Kaluka Maiava. His father, Barry, lettered as a linebacker at UCLA in 1974, his great grandfather, Richard Love, played basketball and tennis at UCLA in the 1920s and his other cousins include former UCLA and Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Frank Manumaleuga, ex-Arizona and NFL (St. Louis Rams, San Diego Chargers, Chicago Bears) tight end Brandon Manumaleuna, former Hawaii and San Francisco 49er offensive lineman Jesse Sapolu, former Colorado offensive guard Maxwell Tuioti-Mariner, Kansas State junior offensive lineman Tomasi Tuioti-Mariner and BYU sophomore defensive tackle Travis Tuiloma (currently serving on his Mormon mission).
(51) CAMERON BAGGETTOutside Linebacker, 6-1, 220, Fr./Fr., La Jolla (La Jolla)
2013: Baggett is a reserve walk-on outside linebacker as a first-year freshman in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: As a 2012 senior two-way lineman, defensive back and running back at La Jolla (Calif.) High, he made All-Western League first team as he had 61 tackles (with 4 sacks), 1 deflection and 1 fumble recovery on defense and 10 carries for 48 yards (4.8 avg.) with 1 TD on offense.
As a junior in 2011, he had 11 tackles (with 2 sacks) and a fumble recovery.
He also played volleyball at La Jolla, getting 131 kills, 67 blocks and 25 digs as a 2013 senior middle blocker.
He made the Area All-Academic team in both football and volleyball.
(78) DAVID SELLENSOffensive Guard-Center, 6-5, 290, Fr./Fr., Yreka (Yreka)
2013 : Sellens is a reserve walk-on offensive guard and center as a first-year freshman in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: As a two-way lineman at Yreka (Calif.) High, he had 47 tackles (with 3 for losses) on defense as a 2012 senior.
As a 2011 junior, he had 29 tackles (with 3.5 sacks), 1 fumble recovery and 1 forced fumble.
He also played basketball at Yreka and was on the track team, with bests of 161-11 in the discus throw and 60-6 ½ in the shot put. He was the 2013 CIF Northern Section champion in the shot and finished third in the discus.
(87) AARON MINORWide Receiver, 6-3, 190, Fr./Fr., Lakewood (Mayfair)
2013 : Minor is a reserve walk-on wide receiver as a first-year freshman in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: As a 2012 senior wide receiver at Mayfair High in Lakewood (Calif.), he had 44 receptions for 527 yards (12.0 avg.) with 5 TDs, plus 3 kickoff returns for 114 yards (38.0 avg.).
As a 2011 junior, he had 21 catches for 324 yards (15.4 avg.) with 2 TDs.
As a sophomore in 2010, he had 11 catches for 146 yards (13.3 avg.) with 2 TDs.
(89) CODY WHITEWide Receiver, 6-2, 190, Fr./Fr., Lake Forest (El Toro)
2013 : White is a reserve walk-on wide receiver as a first-year freshman in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: He had 72 catches for 983 yards (13.7 avg.) with 15 TDs as a 2012 senior wide receiver at El Toro (Calif.) High.
As a junior in 2011, he made the Max Preps All-State Division II second team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass third team, All-CIF Southwest Division, Orange County Register All-Orange County and All-Seaview League first team as he had 85 receptions for 1,295 yards (15.2 avg.) with 17 TDs. He had 6 games with 100 receiving yards in 2011. El Toro advanced to the 2011 CIF Southwest Division championship game.
He had 30 catches for 495 yards (16.5 avg.) with 6 TDs as a 2010 sophomore.
He also played basketball at El Toro.
(92) ZACH SMITHSnapper, 6-1, 210, Fr./Fr., Redwood City (Menlo School)
2013 : Smith is a reserve walk-on snapper as a first-year freshman in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was a snapper at the Menlo School in Atherton (Calif.) for 3 years (2010-12). He also played on the offensive and defensive lines, getting 7 tackles and an interception as a senior in 2012.
PERSONAL: A YouTube video of his long snapping trick shots has more than 600,000 views.
(92) MICHAEL MAGUIREDefensive End, 6-4, 255, Jr.*/Jr., Sammamish, WA (Eastlake/Golden West JC)
2013 : Maguire, who transferred to USC in the fall of 2013 from Golden West Junior College, is a reserve walk-on defensive end as a junior in 2013.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: As a defensive end at Golden West Junior College in Huntington Beach (Calif.), he had 15 tackles (with a sack) in 5 games as a 2012 sophomore.
As a 2011 redshirt freshman, he earned JC Athletic Bureau All-State Region V first team and All-Southern California Football Association Central Division East Conference first team honors while making 34 tackles (with 8 for losses, including 6 sacks), plus a forced fumble, fumble recovery and deflection.
He redshirted as a first-year freshman at Minnesota Duluth in 2010 as the Bulldogs won the NCAA Division II national championship.
HIGH SCHOOL: He earned 2009 All-King County Crest League second team honors as a senior defensive lineman, linebacker, tight end and wide receiver at Eastlake High in Sammamish (Wash.). He averaged 18.0 yards per reception in 2009.
He also played basketball Eastlake, averaging 8.4 points and 4.3 rebounds as a 2010 senior.
(96) JOEY AUGELLODefensive Tackle, 6-0, 285, So./So., Rolling Hills Estates (Peninsula/Los Angeles Harbor JC)
2013: Augello, who transferred to USC in the fall of 2013 from Los Angeles Harbor Junior College, is a reserve walk-on defensive tackle as a sophomore in 2013.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: He had 25 tackles (with 1 sack) as a freshman defensive lineman at Los Angeles Harbor Junior College in Wilmington (Calif.) in 2012.
HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2011 South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay second team and All-Bay League first team as a senior two-way lineman at Peninsula High in Rolling Hills Estates (Calif.), making 63 tackles and blocking 2 field goals.
He made the All-Bay League first team as a 2010 junior as he had 41 tackles and 1 fumble recovery.
(97) DELVON SIMMONSDefensive End, 6-6, 300, Jr./Jr., McKeesport, PA (McKeesport/Texas Tech)
2013: Simmons, who transferred to USC in the fall of 2013 after starring at Texas Tech, is a junior defensive end on scholarship. He must sit out the 2013 season because of NCAA transfer rules.
TEXAS TECH: He started 13 games on the defensive line as a sophomore at Texas Tech in 2012, getting 27 tackles, including 6 for a loss (with 2 sacks), and 2 deflections. He had 6 tackles against Minnesota in the Meineke Car Care Bowl and 4 tackles against both Baylor and TCU in 2012.
He made the Rivals.com Big 12 All-Freshman team as a 2011 freshman defensive lineman. He appeared in 10 games as a backup in 2011, getting 13 tackles, including 1.5 for losses (with a sack).
HIGH SCHOOL: His 2010 honors included Super Prep All-American, U.S. Army All-American, Rivals 100, Super Prep All-Northeast, Prep Star All-East, Pennsylvania Class 4A Al-State first team, Pennsylvania Big 33, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 and Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Class AAAA All-Foothills Conference as a senior defensive and offensive lineman at McKeesport (Penn.) High. He had 57 tackles, with 11 tackles for loss and 1 sack, in 2010.