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Three USC football players--junior offensive tackle Matt Kalil, sophomore wide receiver Robert Woods and junior safety T.J. McDonald--have been named to various 2011 All-American first teams. Also, five Trojan freshmen--wide receiver Marqise Lee, linebackers Dion Bailey and Hayes Pullard, offensive guard Marcus Martin and placekicker Andre Heidari--were selected to various 2011 Freshman All-American first teams.
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Southern California left tackle Matt Kalil says he will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Kalil will leave the bowl-banned and fifth-ranked Trojans after allowing no sacks and emerging as a standout run blocker in his junior season, according to USC's official website and the Los Angeles Times.
USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil and safety T.J. McDonald were selected to Pro Football Weekly's All-America team, and Kalil and receiver Robert Woods were selected to Yahoo! Sports' All-America team.
McDonald's father, Tim, was a two-time All-American for the Trojans in 1985 and 1986, making the McDonalds the first father-son All-America duo in school history.
USC junior offensive tackle Matt Kalil and Utah junior defensive tackle Star Lotulelei have been named winners of the 32nd annual Morris Trophy.
Several news sources reported Thursday evening that junior left tackle Matt Kalil will forego his senior season and enter the NFL draft.
This season the 6-foot-7, 295 junior from Corona, Calif., did not personally give up a single sack and lead the line to a nation-best 8 sacks (0.67 average). He also blocked four kicks, 2 PATS and 2 field goal attempts, on special teams. Overall...
All-American left tackle Matt Kalil has decided to forgo his senior season at USC and enter the 2012 NFL Draft.
USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil has decided to forego his senior season and will seek entry into the 2012 NFL draft.
No one, not even Lane Kiffin, was shocked by the news that All-American offensive lineman Matt Kalil has decided to forego his final season at USC.
Kalil is considered the top offensive line prospect, and may even be the No. 2 overall selection after Stanford's Andrew Luck.
The bigger question/concern for USC and Kiffin is if this is the start of a mass exodus of draft-eligible...
It's not the decision everyone is waiting for out of USC, but it may be just as big: Left tackle Matt Kalil is the first Trojan to announce that he's skipping his senior season for the NFL, telling the Los Angeles Times that he wants to take advantage of "a special opportunity" to leave as a likely top-five pick in next April's draft.
With that, a legitimate...
USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil has decided to forego his senior season and will seek entry into the 2012 NFL draft, sources have told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.
One of the major early questions about the upcoming draft has been answered. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that USC center Matt Kalil has decided to go pro. Mort believes Kalil is a top-five pick, potentially the premier left tackle in this draft. Matt’s brother Ryan plays for the Panthers and is the highest paid center in…