The season ending knee injury to safety Josh Pinkard was a major setback for the Trojan secondary.
During the bye week the coaches have focused on true freshman Taylor Mays as Pinkard's most likely replacement. Our own Erin Logan caught up with the 6-foot-4, 233-pound safety out of Seattle in this free video interview.
Stay tuned to USCFootball.com for more coverage of the Trojans as the team gets ready for Nebraska.
Erin grew up in Los Angeles and developed a love for sports as well as an interest in broadcast journalism. She is currently a senior at USC, pursuing an education at the Annenberg School for Communication. Besides her work on USCFootball.com, Erin is actively involved with Anneberg's TV station (ATVN) and radio station (KSCR) doing sports reports. She also interns as an on air sports broadcaster for the city of Torrance's Citi Cable 3 network and works for Nick Lachey's new internet social networking website where she interviews celebrities, athletes and musicians. You can email her with questions or comments at email@example.com.