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Fullbacks Vainuku, Pinner looking to step up play and production for USC

Updated: March 12, 2013, 11:15 AM ET
By Johnny Curren | WeAreSC.com

The role of the fullback is a sometimes thankless and overlooked job. Responsible for taking on linebackers and clearing out hulking pass rushers looking to take the quarterback's head off, it's one of the most physically demanding positions on the field, and it takes an athlete who has little regard for their own physical well-being to succeed at the spot.

Fortunately for USC coach Lane Kiffin, he has two players at his disposal who definitely fit the bill -- Soma Vainuku and Jahleel Pinner.

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