USC Ends Camp on a Defensive Note

Posted by Paul Peszko on August-23-2009 Add Comments

The final day of fall camp could have been called Flag Day. The eight penalties, three on the offense and five on the defense, broke up the rhythm of the last practice session as the Trojans get ready for the start of classes on Monday.

But despite their five penalties, it was a day for the defense. Not only did they hold the offense to just 180 total yards in 12 drives, but they beat them on the scoreboard as well, pitching a 2-0 shutout win.

Taking over 60 snaps, the Trojan offense could not manage to get past the 36-yard line. After T.J. Bryant downed a Jacob Harfman punt on the one-yard line, linebacker Shane Horton then tackled tailback Curtis McNeal in the end zone for a safety and the only score of the scrimmage.


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