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Pro recap — week 12


A look at how former Trojans fared in the NFL the past weekend: · Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews (Matthews didn’t exactly tear it up on Turkey Day, but he had four tackles and added two passes defended in a 27-15 win over the Lions). · Detroit Lions defensive end Lawrence Jackson · Detroit […]

Pro recap — week 8


Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (Two tackles in a narrow 24-21 victory over Carolina.) Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil (Strong run game once again – 27 carries, 140 yards) Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing (The former rookie of the year had a pick, seven tackles and a pass defended in a 24-14 winning effort […]

Pro recap — week 5


The following former Trojans registered playing time in the NFL this week: Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Winston Justice Philadelphia defensive tackle Mike Patterson (2 tackles, 31-24 loss against the Buffalo Bills) Philadelphia fullback Stanley Havili Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel (21/29, 257 yards, 4 touchdowns in comeback win, 28-24 against Indy) Indianapolis Colts DT […]

Trojans in the pros: week two


Week two of the NFL saw blowouts and tight games alike. While there weren’t any standout performances, it was a solid week for  several former Trojans. Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen had two tackles and a sack on Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman in a 24-21 loss. New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Charles […]

Trojans in the pros: week one


Week one of the NFL season saw many former Trojans in action. Here’s a recap of how they fared in their 2011 debuts. New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Charles Brown was part of a unit that allowed quarterback Drew Brees to be sacked three times by the Green Bay Packers defense. Packers linebacker Clay Matthews […]