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Friday, March 23, 2012
WeAreSC links: Making adjustments

By ESPN.com staff

Erik McKinney writes Insider: A rundown of USC's fifth spring practice, highlighted by sophomore DT George Uko's positive response after being demoted to the second team.

Garry Paskwietz writes: Scott Starr gave up his last semester at Norco (Calif.) High School to join USC early. He's glad he did that, as there has been a considerable adjustment to college for Starr.

Greg Katz writes Insider: After redshirting last season, Greg Townsend Jr., the son of former Raiders All-Pro defensive end Greg Townsend, is adjusting to being moved to defensive tackle.

Erik McKinney writes Insider: As much as the coaching staff is trying to temper expectations, the move of sophomore Tre Madden from LB to RB has been a successful one thus far.

Erik McKinney writes Insider: After academic troubles last season put him at the end of the depth chart, senior cornerback Brian Baucham is making a positive impression during spring ball.

WeAreSC podcast: Garry Paskwietz and Erik McKinney preview the first scrimmage of the spring on Saturday.