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USC's leading rusher to have knee surgery

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10:09 AM ET 03.17 | USC tailback Silas Redd, the Trojans' leading rusher last season, will have knee surgery Tuesday but will be ready to play in the fall, Coach Lane Kiffin said Saturday. Redd suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee during practice Thursday. He attended Saturday's scrimmage at the Coliseum but was in sweats. Before he was injured, Redd had displayed improved speed and nimbleness. The senior, who transferred to USC from Penn State on the eve of training camp last year, also had taken on the role of mentor for younger players. Redd is among several players injured during the first two weeks of practice, which have included multiple full-pads workouts. "We're paying the price of being physical," Kiffin said after a scrimmage at the Coliseum.

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March 17, 2013  11:17 AM ET

Silas will be ready for fall, and the D will be much improved.

March 17, 2013  01:35 PM ET

Best be careful out there Trojans, your running as thin as the hairs on Ole Timey's head.

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March 17, 2013  02:15 PM ET
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Best be careful out there Trojans, your running as thin as the hairs on Ole Timey's head.

Not so much Van. 4 other RB's in camp. No worries.

March 17, 2013  06:41 PM ET
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Best be careful out there Trojans, your running as thin as the hairs on Ole Timey's head.

YOU'RE

 
March 17, 2013  10:38 PM ET

Grammar Nazi FAIL!!!

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