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  1. USC running back situation should change

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- Curtis McNeal admits he expected to get more than five carries in Saturday's season opener against Hawaii. "But my number wasn't called," said McNeal, the USC Trojans' No. 1 running back. "So what can I do?" He'll probably be abl...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  2. Taking a look at the depth chart

    Pedro Moura

    USC released its season-opening depth chart Sunday night. Here are our brief takeaways, position by position: Quarterback As expected, Cody Kessler and Max Wittek are still listed as co-backups to starter Matt Barkley. We should have a resoluti...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  3. Sunday scrimmage quick hits

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- Here are news, notes and stats from Sunday's evening scrimmage session for the Trojans, held at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum. We'll have more coverage from the session, including a look into Marqise Lee's personal-foul penalty that got h...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  4. USC's fullback clocking impressive times

    Pedro Moura

    This isn't normal: USC's fullback is faster than any of its running backs. D.J. Morgan didn't run while being bothered by turf toe and Silas Redd wasn't with the Trojans at the time, but USC fullback Soma Vainuku did beat out the team's other runn...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  5. The D gets the better of the O

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- By now, it's a time-honored cliche. The first few weeks of any football season, a team's defense is almost always ahead of a team's offense, coaches say. Defense is more about reacting than about doing; offensive timing takes longer...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  6. Scrimmage No. 1 stats

    Pedro Moura

    Here are the key stats from the Trojans' Friday scrimmage at the Coliseum, as tallied by USC's sports information department. USC ran 73 total plays and committed three turnovers and five penalties. Passing Matt Barkley, 7-16-109, 1 touchdown ...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  7. McNeal's focus hasn't changed much

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- Three weeks ago, Curtis McNeal had never heard the name Silas Redd, never seen a single one of his 321 career carries at Penn State, never thought about him for one second. Now, he's sharing the USC Trojans' backfield with him. And ...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  8. Fall camp position preview: Running backs

    Pedro Moura

    With the start of the 2012 USC football season drawing near, we're doing position-by-position previews of the Trojans' roster all this week. We began yesterday with quarterbacks, we're continuing Tuesday with running backs and we'll go until next Mo...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  9. Nelson Agholor, running back

    Pedro Moura

    UNIVERSAL CITY -- One key piece of 2012 roster news for the USC Trojans emerged Tuesday at Pac-12 media day: Top incoming recruit Nelson Agholor will begin his USC career as a running back, not a receiver. Agholor, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound athlete fr...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  10. Isaac commitment keeps USC's class going

    Pedro Moura

    Illinois running back Ty Isaac, one of the top backfield prospects in the country, committed to USC on Tuesday, giving the Trojans their sixth commitment of the 2013 recruiting season and arguably their most important. Here's why: Isaac, ranked si...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  11. Update on the Trojans' injury situation

    Pedro Moura

    After USC's 2012 spring game had concluded, at the end of his post-scrimmage meeting with reporters, coach Lane Kiffin was asked about his star receiver Robert Woods, who sat out the entire spring while recovering from an ankle injury originally suff...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  12. Spring practice No. 14 notes

    Pedro Moura

    Here are notes from Thursday's practice that won't make it into our other coverage from the session, the last official practice until August for the Trojans. Of course, USC scrimmages on Saturday at the Coliseum in the annual spring game, which start...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  13. Video: RB Buck Allen talks for the first time

    Pedro Moura

    On Saturday, USC redshirt freshman running back Buck Allen spoke to a group of reporters for the first time since his arrival on campus eight months ago. Here is the video from the session, which occurred after Allen's scrimmage debut at the Colis...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  14. Spring scrimmage No. 4 report

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- Tre Madden is no longer the story of spring practice for the USC Trojans. The linebacker-turned-running-back who caught fire after moving to offense last month tore his left knee on Thursday and is out for the 2012 season. Now, the ...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  15. Spring practice No. 11 notes

    Pedro Moura

    Notes off Thursday's practice that won't make into our other coverage off the session: USC coach Lane Kiffin seems pleased with his offensive line, which has taken shape this spring with Aundrey Walker manning the left tackle spot and Marcus Mart...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  16. Spring practice No. 9 notes

    Pedro Moura

    Notes from Saturday's scrimmage at the Coliseum that won't make it into our other coverage off the session: Quarterback Matt Barkley did not participate in the scrimmage portion of practice, giving way to backups Cody Kessler and Max Wittek. Witt...

    Blog | March 31, 2012