LOS ANGELES -- Instead of watching USC's season opener in Los Angeles as previously suspected, USC tailback Silas Redd revealed he was actually in Pensacola, Fla. visiting Dr. James Andrews.
USC's young group of tailbacks played well by all accounts and Redd liked what he saw in last Thursday night's 30-13 win over Hawaii.
"I was extremely proud," Redd said. "We almost had two 100-yard rushers back there and that's always a great thing. We had a little adversity with the fumble but (Justin Davis) bounced back and scored that touchdown.
"I said 'leave it out there.' You don't get opportunities like this all of the time. You play running back at USC. That's a big deal."
What he didn't like was having to watch his teammates' success in Florida following a procedure with the renowned Dr. James Andrews instead of being in Hawaii contributing to his team's success.
"(It's) frustrating," Redd said. &quo...