USC Trojans running back Tre Madden and defensive end Devon Kennard were poised to be major contributors before season-ending injuries in 2012.
USC tailback Tre Madden tore a ligament in his knee and will be out for the 2012 season, according to a school news release
WeAreSC staffers give their thoughts on the opening week of spring ball: best offensive player, best defensive player, most improved, best position group, biggest surprise
USC coach Lane Kiffin was pleased with the team's effort in the first spring practice, which saw rising sophomore George Farmer dazzle at wide receiver.
Injuries have caused the USC coaches to get creative with the starting lineup going into tonight's game at Colorado.