Three former USC players will be participating in the annual NFL all-star game in Hawaii.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Former USC signal caller Mark Sanchez will lead the New York Jets against Troy Polamalu and the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday.
While most other NFL players would be concerned about injuries to the knee or concussions, a former USC safety has taken out a hefty insurance policy on his hair.