Time flies when you're having fun. The Trojans wrapped up the two-a-days portion of their fall camp schedule on Sunday in the Coliseum.
The morning session was held on Howard Jones Field, the evening session moved to the Coliseum to play under the lights.
The Trojans have already played two fall scrimmages, or as USC head coach Lane Kiffin refers to them ‘preseason games', in the Coliseum and have one remaining – scheduled for Wednesday. However, all of those scrimmages are scheduled midday to condition the players to heat as well as to allow more time in the schedule to review film.
Kiffin decided it was in the team's best interest to practice once during camp under the lights.
"I think it also creates a little more energy for our two-a-day practice for the players to be able to come in here," Kiffin explained.
The Trojans first home game in the Coliseum is scheduled for a primetime 7:30 PT kickoff hosting Hawaii.
At this point, it's nearly become an annoyance.
Who will USC's starting quarterback be? No one knows.
If Kiffin knows, he sure isn't telling. The first game of the Trojans' season is now only ten days away.
"I don't know," Kiffin said when asked how the quarterbacks performed Sunday. "We were scrambling around, getting different drills done and stuff. So I don't know for sure."
Even after he reviews the film, if routine stands, Kiffin will reveal nothing about what he saw.
Kessler took the majority of the reps with the first team Sunday evening. Much like Friday's scrimmage, Kessler took the majority of the time on the field as he prolonged offensive drives and picked up first downs.
Both Kessler and Wittek fumbled a snap during 11on11 drills but both were able to pick it up and pass it off before damage was done.
Kiffin yelled at least once to both throughout the practice to hurry up and get out of the huddle. Both quarterbacks also appeared to have slight timing issues hitting receivers deep down field.
Davis doesn't miss a beat
Freshman five-star Justin Davis has missed an extended period of fall camp with an undisclosed injury. But the tailback returned to team drills Sunday, albeit wearing a yellow no-contact jersey, but picked up where he left off.
Davis carried the ball multiple times, hitting holes in the line to pick up extra yards.
As he has since Davis' arrival in the spring, Kiffin was very complimentary of his prized back. "It's Justin," he explained. "Every time he's out there it seems like something kind of special happens. We haven't played a real game yet but I don't know how much more a guy could've done with his opportunities here so far."
Sunday may have been one of the best practice performances to date by cornerback Anthony Brown.
Brown played with the firs team opposite Devian Shelton. Brown had the hit of the day on receiver Nelson Agholor who caught a lateral pass and was flattened by a surging Brown. Brown also was able to breakup a deep pass from Kessler intended for Lee. "Anthony Brown had a really good day today," Kiffin said.
Freshman Su'a Cravens continues to take first team reps at safety.
Recruits on the sideline
Fall camp is always a difficult time for recruits to make it to practices due to high school practices. However, the Sunday evening practice allowed for a handful of prospects to watch from the sidelines of the Coliseum.
Mama's Bosco teammate, 2014 defensive end, Malik Dorton was also on the sideline. Dorton is expected to announce Friday and is thought to be a Trojan lean.
The final Bosco product on the sideline was defensive back Jaleel Wadood. Wadood holds a USC offer but has verbally committed to California. Wadood told FOX Sports NEXT that he was there to support another friend of his who wanted to watch practice.