Saturday, December 4, 2010
Friday night video extras: Nickell Robey, Jurrell Casey review season
By Pedro Moura
With two videos that didn't make it into this week's regularly scheduled blogging, we present Friday night video extras -- two video interviews from the past week that are worth your time.
Freshman cornerback Nickell Robey had a lot to say when asked about his teammate and mentor, Shareece Wright, playing his final game in a USC uniform against UCLA on Saturday.
In a one-on-one video interview taken after Thursday's practice, Robey also references his height -- 5-foot-8 -- when asked to assess his freshman year, and he interestingly notes that he didn't expect to play the whole season because he thought his body would break down at some point.
Well, it didn't. Robey started every one of USC's first 12 games and stands to start once again this Saturday. See all of what he had to say:
It's the big question mark for the Trojans.
Will Jurrell Casey stay or go?
The junior defensive tackle, who has been USC's best player week in and week out this season, is eligible for the April 2011 draft and stands a solid chance of being selected in the first round.
That would make for a significant payday and also make Casey's decision whether or not to return to school for his senior season pretty difficult. The Long Beach Poly product talked about that after Thursday's practice in this video interview.
He also humorously explains his unabashed hatred for UCLA: