Found November 20, 2012 on Sports by Colin:
With senior quarterback Matt Barkley shelved after suffering a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder against UCLA, the USC Trojans will start redshirt freshman Max Wittek against the University of Notre Dame and their smothering defense on Saturday night … Continue reading →
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