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Thursday, October 7, 2010
Thursday practice report: Breakdown

By Pedro Moura

Notes, quotes and video from Thursday's practice follow. For news on assistant coach Ed Orgeron, who was absent from practice because of an infection, go here.
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Kiffin spoke to the media after Thursday's practice. He addressed the Orgeron situation and provided his assessment of USC quarterback Matt Barkley's week of practice.

See what else Kiffin had to say, including continued praise of the Cardinal's physicality and up-tempo offense:



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Baxter was a non-factor against Washington last week -- even as the Trojans broke out the Wildcat offense for the first time -- but looks ready for a much bigger role for the Stanford game.

See what he said about that possibility and a number of topics after Thursday's practice: