Farmer finding his legs, ready for breakout

Now heading into his redshirt junior year at USC, receiver George Farmer tells Scout he's well on the mend from his season ending knee injury a year ago and is ready to break out for the Trojans.

Up to this point in his time at USC, George Farmer's Trojan career has gone every way except how most expected.

A five-star recruit in the 2011 recruiting class, Farmer served as a backup at USC his freshman season.

His sophomore year, Farmer found himself in a tough spot on the depth chart behind Robert Woods and Marqise Lee. He suffered an injury in just the second game of the season, at Syracuse, and missed the Trojans next two contests.

With Woods leaving after the season for the NFL, it would appear to be Farmer's time to get his spot in the starting rotation -- but a routine route during spring practice saw Farmer fall to the turf on Howard Jones Field. He tore his ACL.

So 2013 was spent redshirting on the sideline, rehabbing a surgically repaired knee.

Farmer is back on the field this spring, wearing a brace, and sporting a yellow-no contact jersey.

He's not yet at 100 percent, but is confident by the time fall camp opens in August, he'll be ready to roll and ready to begin his career at USC.

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