USC fifth-year senior Abe Markowitz will appeal to the NCAA for a sixth season of eligibility. He wants to remain a Trojan despite knowing that Coach Lane Kiffin says he has no scholarship for Markowitz in 2013.
LOS ANGELES USC senior offensive lineman Abe Markowitz has had to endure more than most to put on a USC uniform. Having to deal with injuries is just part of it.
After missing the previous two seasons with a foot injury, Markowitz will petition to the NCAA for a sixth year of eligibility.
Where hell use that sixth year of eligibility, if its granted, is in question.
USC fifth-year senior Abe Markowitz has barely seen the field during his time as a Trojan after redshirting and being plagued by injury. But this season, his last, could prove to be the one he's waited for.
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.
USC senior lineman Abe Markowitz started against Cal at left guard before moving to center when Khaled Holmes left the game in the fourth quarter.
As USC voluntary summer workouts continue RS senior center Abe Markowitz is making sure time on the field is well spent. The fifth-year player is not only teaching young guys the ropes, he's still staying after workouts to get more reps in...