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Buffalo Bills rookie wide receiver Robert Woods says his days at USC have prepared him for his transition to the NFL. When he began OTAs with the Bills, he noticed a similarity to the way Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin ran things. "I would say it’s actually pretty similar, except for school, since I don’t have that to worry about," Woods told Reign of Troy editor Michael Castillo. "But it’s quite the same, especially at USC because the way they set it up is very pro-style." Woods agrees with Castillo in that Kiffin’s staff hammers home that NFL mentality. "Oh yeah. Everything about USC. The way they had our meetings, they way they run the meetings, how practices are run, how intense it is, how we lift in the weight room. I feel like all of that stuff prepares us for the NFL. And then with Kiffin running the playbook, it’s the same thing, just a different translation." Woods was selected by the Bills in the second round f April's draft and wants to continue his record breaking work at USC in the NFL. He says he patterns his game after one of the greats - Jerry Rice. "I try to mold my game after Jerry [Rice]. His releases, his routes, his hands, how he practices and how he works. All of that, I try to put in my game. As a current player, Reggie Wayne and a little bit of Calvin [Johnson], as he has the records right now. You gotta follow the guy that’s on top."
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