Originally posted on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 4/8/12
If there is a time to do a little experimenting, USC head coach Lane Kiffin is of the mindset that spring is the time to do it. He's certainly done his fair share of experimenting with the Trojans this spring, observing players at different positions. Some have stayed at their new spot, while others have gone back to where they played originally.One of Kiffin's experiments this spring is redshirt freshman defensive end Greg Townsend Jr. When spring began for the Trojans, Townsend Jr. was playing inside at defensive tackle. At the time, Kiffin thought it was the right fit, saying, "The game has changed, you're not going to deal with a lot of ISOs and powers from two-back formations. Everything is so spread out that, really, I think, you're going to continue to see that the big guy on the (defensive) line in this conference is going to diminish a little bit." He figured Townsend Jr. at 6-3, 275 pounds had a chance to be a good match at defensive tackle. However, the head coa...
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