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Sunday, August 8, 2010
The day after: Shareece Wright on leadership

By Pedro Moura

A few extra observations, notes and video from Saturday's practice as part of our "day after" series:

USC cornerback Shareece Wrighthas only three career starts on his resume, a remarkably low number considering that the redshirt senior is expected to be one of the Trojans' primary leaders on the defensive side of the ball -- especially in the secondary. But that fact doesn't worry Wright, who instead focuses on tutoring his younger teammates in the secondary.

Interestingly, Wright, 23, has at least two and a half years on each of the six players competing to fill the three spots alongside him in the secondary, safeties Drew McAllister, Jawanza Starling and T.J. McDonaldand cornerbacks T.J. Bryant, Brian Baucham and Torin Harris -- including more than four years each on Starling and Harris.

Wright talks about why his teammates come to him for advice in the below video and adds perspective on his long-time connection with fellow Trojan leader and starter Allen Bradford: