USC: USC spring practice

Offense explosive in Thursday's practice

March, 8, 2013
3/08/13
11:45
AM PT
Lane Kiffin during his USC Trojans' loss to the Notre Dame Fighting IrishHarry How/Getty ImagesLane Kiffin is liking what he is seeing from his early enrollees in spring practice.

It’s easy to notice the upbeat style of play through the first two days of USC spring ball, and it was evident on Thursday with a team drill that featured some explosive plays from the offense.

The team drill started off strong for the defense, as the offense was backed up near its own goal line on the south end of Brian Kennedy-Howard Jones Field, and the defense had some stops, led by the interior front with Antwaun Woods, George Uko and Leonard Williams.

After the offense switched to the north end of the field, however, things began to change. Max Wittek hit Nelson Agholor for a short gain, and Agholor showed his burst of speed to outrun the secondary and make it a long gain. With the ball placed again deep in the offense's end, Silas Redd took a handoff and went 85 yards down the left sideline before being driven out at the 10-yard line by Kevon Seymour.

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USC spring schedule released

February, 27, 2013
2/27/13
2:25
PM PT
The spring practice schedule has been released for USC, and it includes sessions that will be open to the public.

The dates for practice are:
March 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 26, 28, 30
April 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13

The start times each Tuesday and Thursday are 4 p.m. on campus, Saturdays at the Coliseum (3/9 at 2 p.m., 3/16 at 9 a.m., 3/30 and 4/6 at 11 a.m. in Coliseum). These are subject to change.

USC practices in recent years have been closed due to NCAA-sanction-related issues, but the Trojans will open up eight practices this spring with a viewing area designated in the Dedeaux Field plaza area for 200 fans per day. Practices on March 5, 7, 9, 14, 26, 28 and April 4, 9 and 11 will be open to the public.

The USC spring game will be held on Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m. in the Coliseum.

USC’s annual pro day workout for NFL scouts is March 27.

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2014 TEAM LEADERS

PASSINGATTCOMPYDSTD
C. Kessler100718468
RUSHINGCARYDSAVGTD
J. Allen603185.31
J. Davis26602.31
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGTD
N. Agholor232129.23
J. Smith1117015.50
TEAMRUSHPASSTOTAL
Offense151292443
TEAMPFPAMARGIN
Scoring322012