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Workhorse Woods chases SC standards

Trojans' passing system geared to sophomore receiver as he pushes for season records

Updated: October 14, 2011, 10:44 PM ET
By Brian Kamenetzky | ESPN.com

According to USC football philosophy, if you have a horse, you ride him.

Fair to say the 2011 Trojans have saddled up Robert Woods. Through six games, the true sophomore has 60 catches for 783 yards and six touchdowns.

Despite the gaudy stats and a softening stance among Heisman voters toward second-year players, the historical bias against wide receivers combined with USC's current sub-elite status makes a trophy run unlikely.

There will be no bowl at the end of this season's ...

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