* Matt Grootegoed went through the early part of practice and some agility drills but did not take part in any contact drills. He looked to be moving fine and had a brace on his ankle.
* Dominique Byrd had the play of the day
with a one-handed grab which forced him to turn back and jump for the ball a
little bit. It was a terrific play that left no doubt about Byrd's ability to
contribute right now.
* Jeff Schweiger was able to go through some early
drills and then spent a lot of time doing agility drills to test his leg. There
was no word as to whether or not he'll be able to play on Saturday but it was
good to see how much he was able to do.
* Lee Webb, LaJuan Ramsey, Chris
Barrett and Manuel Wright were other players who have been banged up lately who
* Eric Wright did not practice and said after practice
that he is sick but will be available for Saturday.
* Darnell Bing did
not dress in pads and did not practice.
* Mike Williams attended
practice as did former Trojan RB Darryl Poston.
* Jimmy Miller had a
nice TD catch against Jason Leach in a service team drill.
* Reggie Bush
continued to display good hands with a catch over the middle from Leinart.
Thursday practice notes
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