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USC Trojans cornerback Isiah Wiley is academically ineligible for 2012. (Photo via The USC Trojans have a little less finagling to do to get under the NCAA’s 75-man scholarship limit after senior cornerback Isiah Wiley was ruled academically ineligible for 2012. Wiley was one of three players who had not practiced during fall camp while waiting for academic clearance. The other two players in questions, linebacker Marquis Simmons and cornerback Brian Bauchum, are eligible this year. Wiley transferred to USC from junior college prior to the 2011 season. He seized the starting role partway through the year when cornerbacks Torin Harris and Anthony Brown both went out with injuries. Brown, a redshirt sophomore, is now in line to start opposite Nickell Robey while Harris recovers from a hamstring injury. Wiley has a redshirt year remaining and could sit out this year and return to the Trojans in 2013 but because he is no longer on academic scholarship, he would be respons...

USC releases depth chart for Game No. 1

The starting tailback for the No. 1 ranked USC Trojans heading into the season opener against Hawaii will be Curtis McNeal OR Silas Redd just so we're clear. USC released its depth chart Sunday night complete with player Twitter handles. Aside from the @MattBarkley next to the starting quarterback's name, there aren't many surprises. Sure there were questions heading...

USC puts a bow on fall camp with mock game

LOS ANGELES -- Words such as "struggled" and "humbled" were thrown around to describe the USC offense last Sunday in preseason game number two. The offense turned the ball over five times last week at the Coliseum. On Saturday as the Trojans went through a mock game at Howard Jones Field, head coach Lane Kiffin was much more complimentary of his offensive unit...

USC posting Twitter handles on player bios

In case you ever wanted a list of the Southern California Trojan football player’s Twitter handles, look no further, they are now on the official USC site under the player’s biography. Here is Robert Woods’ official USC Trojan biography that lists his class, hometown, high school, height, weight, position, birthdate, experience and now his Twitter handle. There is the Twitter...

Lane Kiffin, Day 19

USC head coach Lane Kiffin spoke with the media on Friday following the Trojans quick practice. After nearly three weeks of speculation surrounding the eligibility of three players, Kiffin provides a definitive answer on who will - and will not - be returning for the 2012 season.

McDonald Ready for the Real Action

USC quarterback Matt Barkley was not alone in his decision to stick around for his senior season to complete "unfinished business." Senior safety T.J. McDonald was right there, as well, to pledge to return to Troy for one more year. McDonald, now, is just anxious to get back to playing on Saturday's.

Fall Camp Day 18: Notes & Quick Hits

A day after USC head coach Lane Kiffin said his Trojans would be sure to practice again in full pads, the team made their way to the practice field dressed in just that and they were ready to tackle.

College Football Programs Leaving Some Athletes Behind?

The University of Southern California announced on Tuesday the opening of their new $70 million McKay Football Center. The center is named after legendary Trojans coach John McKay who created a football dynasty between 1960 and 1975 collecting four National Championships along the way. USC boasts that, “the 110,000-square-foot athletic and academic facility is a powerful symbol...

Fall Camp Day 19: Notes & Quick Hits

The Trojans were back on Dedeaux Field for day 19 of fall camp and their shortest practice to date. USC head coach Lane Kiffin delivered news following practice regarding the eligibility of three of his players.
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