LOS ANGELES --- Abe Markowitz remembers it all too well. It was his redshirt freshman season in 2009. After playing sparingly in the season opener against San Jose State, as a walk-on, he was left behind when the team traveled to Ohio State.
Then-freshman quarterback Matt Barkley led the team on a 95-yard game winning drive and the Trojans left the Horseshoe with an 18-15 win.
Markowitz didnt get to experience the great comeback in person but, ever the optimist, he was just glad to see it.
I got to go hang out with my friends and watch it in the Galen Center 3D, Markowitz said. That was almost just as cool. It was in 3D in the Galen Center!
Before the 2012 season, Markowitz has done a lot of watching. He didnt play at all in 2010 after being sidelined with foot injuries.
Two foot surgeries kept him from seeing the field in 2011.
Stepping on the field against Cal last Saturday to make the first start of his career was a humbling feat for the fifth year senior.
I was really gr...