Found December 22, 2011 on Rumors and Rants:
While waiting for star quarterback Matt Barkley to decide whether or not he will make himself available for the 2012 NFL draft, the USC Trojans got good news about the status of the team’s other No. 7. All-American safety T.J. McDonald has announced his intention to return to USC for his senior season. The 6’3,” 205-pound safety is listed as the top junior at his position by ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper, and would have almost surely been a first-round pick had he decided to head to the next level. McDonald’s father, Tim, was a two-time All-American at USC before spending 13 years in the NFL. The elder McDonald was a six-time Pro Bowler and was a member of the San Francisco 49ers when they won Super Bowl XXIX. The younger McDonald had the following to say about USC and his time at the school: “USC has been a powerful place for my family and it has been part of my entire life. “I came to USC at a unique time, when we were on probation, and a bowl ban, and nobody on my ...
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