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USC Football position preview: Running Backs

Justin Davis USC football has recently been known for producing strong-armed quarterbacks and talented wide receivers, but it was not that long ago that USC was known for being a running back factory. The school has produced Heisman winners such as Marcus Allen, Mike Garrett and Reggie Bush. USC is not expected to have a Heisman contender in the backfield this upcoming season, but...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

USC Football: Looking at the running backs

Justin Davis When looking at the 2015 offense for USC football, the standouts include quarterback Cody Kessler and wide receiver JuJu Smith. Kessler is being predicted to have a Heisman-season and Smith should step into the role of primary target through the air. The Trojans are sure to have an explosive aerial attack with Kessler at the helm and Smith leading the receiving corps...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tre Madden not a lock as USC's starting running back

USC will have to replace production in the backfield with Nelson Agholor now in the NFL.Tre Madden and Justin Davis will compete for the starting job. Madden, who was off to a spectacular 2013 season before injuries slowed him down, says he's 100 percent, but that might not be enough. Alicia de Artola at Reign of Troy weighs in with a piece on the five players with the most to prove...
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Davis, Tre Madden named to Doak Walker Award watch list

There's a reason USC at one point was known as Running Back-U. The Trojans appear like they don't skip a beat at running back despite losing Buck Allen to the NFL. On Friday, Justin Davis and Tre Madden were named to the Doak Walker Award watch list. Davis didn't have astronomical numbers last season. He rushed for 595 yards and four touchdowns. Madden got off to an impressive start...
Via Fox Sports
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

USC enjoyed depth during summer workouts

Depth issues has been nothing new at USC. The Trojans have been battling a numbers game since they were hit hard with NCAA sanctions.But USC is seeing a light at the end of the tunnel, and it's finally showing.Johnny Curren at ESPN makes five observations from USC's summer throwing sessions and notes that depth once again is becoming a luxury for the Trojans."The sheer number of...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

USC Football: Replacing Buck Allen

Entering spring practice, the USC football coaches are faced with the tall order of anointing a successor to the program’s most statistically productive running back since Reggie Bush and LenDale White roamed Heritage Hall.  Buck Allen, a redshirt junior in 2014, opted to forgo his final year of collegiate eligibility and make himself available for the NFL draft.  As Steve Sarkisian’s...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

USC's Madden 'sore' after workout

Tre Madden was in full pads Tuesday morning on Howard Jones Field. He was a minimal participant as the USC tailbacks went through individual drills. The road to recovery for the USC tailback, slowed by a turf toe, has been a slow, frustrating experience. Madden felt healthy enough to take the field Tuesday but by the end of individual drills he started to feel "sore." His status...
Via Fox Sports West
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

USC's Madden 'sore' after workout

Tre Madden was in full pads Tuesday morning on Howard Jones Field. He was a minimal participant as the USC tailbacks went through individual drills. The road to recovery for the USC tailback, slowed by a turf toe, has been a slow, frustrating experience. Madden felt healthy enough to take the field Tuesday but by the end of individual drills he started to feel "sore." His status...
Via Fox Sports West
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Allen, Davis hoping to run wild for No. 16 USC

LOS ANGELES (AP) If Javorius Allen was surprised to receive criticism from his head coach after his third 100-yard rushing game of the young season, Southern California's top running back didn't show it. In fact, the back better known as Buck agreed with it. Allen knows the 16th-ranked Trojans (3-1, 2-0 Pac-12) are capable of much more in the running game than they've accomplished...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Biggest impact players for USC: No. 2, RB Buck Allen

Former USC running backs coach Tommie Robinson spoke up, saying, "I really like this guy." The guy Robinson was referring to was Buck Allen.  As USC worked its way through a midseason coaching change in 2013, more opportunities arose for Allen after Robinson suggested it during a coaches meeting. Allen went from being buried on the Trojans' running back depth chart to being named...
Via Fox Sports West
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 USC football positional breakdown: Running Backs

Focus: Running Back Post-Spring Depth Chart 1A) Javorius “Buck” Allen 1B) Tre Madden 2) Justin Davis Outlook: Coming off of a 10-4 season, the USC football team is looking to improve in 2014. Although Cody Kessler returns at quarterback, the running game is what will be the focus in new coach Steve Sarkisian’s up-tempo offense. While sophomore back Ty Isaac has recently been...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 28 USC Trojans season preview

A new era has begun in Los Angeles as coach Steve Sarkisian steps in to re-establish the USC Trojans as one of the elite programs in the country. Sarkisian put together a respectable 34-29 record in five seasons at Washington and his elite offensive mind could make a big impact on the 2014 USC squad that returns eight starters on offense along with seven on defense.  On offense...
Via College Football Universe
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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