USC RB Stafon Johnson‘s explosiveness has caught the attention of scouts here, and he is flashing the athleticism that made him a star with the Trojans.
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Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: James Cregg, Jeremy Bates, Jim Chaney, Jon Gruden, Ken Norton Jr., Kippy Brown, Lane Kiffin, Monte Kiffin, Norm Chow, Oakland Raiders, Pat Ruel, Pete Carroll, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, USC
Lane Kiffin‘s first USC staff will include his father, former Buccaneers defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, and possibly ex-Titans offensive coordinator Norm Chow. However, Kiffin will not say if any other assistant coaches with NFL ties or backgrounds will join the Trojans.
Speaking publically for the first time since officially becoming the newest coach of the Seattle Seahawks, Pete Carroll said Monday his contract with the team has been signed. NFL Network insider Michael Lombardi reports the deal is for five years with a value of $35 million.
USC senior RB Stafon Johnson, who has missed most of this season following a freak weightlifting accident, will not apply for a medical hardship and will turn pro, according to his uncle. Kregg Anderson said Johnson has notified USC coach Pete Carroll of the decision.
Hard to imagine which would be more shocking — Patriots QB Tom Brady training with Cardinals QB Matt Leinart. Or that the workouts were taking place at UCLA. Although you could imagine that Brady and Leinart have a lot in common and could have talked about a number of topics including reading defenses, footwork and parenting.
Linebacker Clay Matthews, who went from walk-on to starter during his career at USC, has visits set up with Cleveland, Tennessee and Denver.
USC quarterback Mark Sanchez had a strong showing at his pro day, and but did he do enough to greatly improve his draft stock?
The group of USC linebackers who worked out at the school’s pro day on Wednesday includes three likely first-round draft choices, and a possible fourth. An impressive group to say the least.
The highly-anticipated USC Pro Day taking place today is well-represented by NFL talent evaluators and executives.
It was easy to tell that Mark Sanchez is cool in front of the cameras.
As the quarterback at USC, Sanchez received more media attention than most prospects and he flashed his charisma throughout his press conference.