Spring Ball log

Keep track of Trojan spring drills with links to practice reports, injury updates and various other news relating to the USC team:

2006 USC Trojan spring ball roster (printable)
Link to Tirebiter message board for Trojan links from around the net
Joe Andras rollover depth chart
Spring Ball Dates
Trojan Huddle ticket information

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Trojan quarterback Mark Sanchez appeared as a guest on the Petros Papadakis radio show today. Click here for a recap of the interview

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USC Pro Day update on April 2nd - the 40's portion of the day at Loker Stadium will be open to the public (11:30am). However, once that is over, the players will move to Howard Jones and Brian Kennedy Fields for the workout portion of the day and that will be closed (only media, families, USC staff and NFL staff will be allowed in).

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The Trojan practice on Saturday, April 1st is closed to the public.

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The Trojan strength and conditioning staff, led by Chris Carlisle, will be hosting their annual Explosive Speed Clinics this spring and summer for incoming 9th through 12th grade students. For more information, click here to read more about the event and details for registration

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The Trojans held their first full pads practice on Sunday, March 26th. Click here for a recap of the practice (story is free) or here for a complete photo gallery from Joe Andras

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Trojan quarterback John David Booty suffered a back injury during practice on Tuesday, March 21st and could be out for the remainder of spring ball. There was no confirmation on the extent of the injury, how long Booty would be out or if surgery will be required. We will post more information as it becomes available.

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A golf tournament will be held on April 6th in San Diego to support longtime Trojan fan Don Clausen. For those who have not heard Don's story, click here to learn more about this special member of the USC family. The event, held on the first day of the Master's Golf tournament to honor Don's love of that tournament, will take place at Maderas GC in the San Diego area. For more information please contact Tony Rubino at 619/665-1335 or Steve Roberts at 858/335-8035.

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The practice time for Sunday, March 26th has been set for 11:00am.

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WeAreSC held a chat session for premium subscribers on Wednesday to discuss the first day of spring ball. Click here for a transcript of the chat

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Day 1 of practice was held on Tuesday and you can click here for a practice report or here for a complete photo gallery from Joe Andras. A premium subscription is required for all practice reports.

Hershel Dennis was one of many players held out of practice due to injury as Hershel is resting a sore hamstring he suffered last week during spring break.

It was also announced that Al Everest will not be taking a GA position with the Trojans, as had been previously reported, due to a scheduling conflict with registering for classes. Coach Carroll announced that Demtrius Martin would be hired as the second GA on the staff along with Sam Anno.

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WeAreSC will be conducting a chat room for premium subscribers on Wednesday, March 22nd at noon to discuss the opening day of Trojan spring practice. A transcript of that chat session will be posted afterwards for those who are not able to make it live.

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FSN West will broadcast the Southern California Sports Report from the opening of USC spring practice on Tuesday, March 21st. The show will air that night at 10:00pm.

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The San Gabriel Valley Trojan Club will host a dinner on Wednesday, April 19th with guest speaker Pat Ruel. Depending on availability, Ruel may also bring some offensive linemen with him to the event. For more information, please contact Sean Kennally at 818/502-4058

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The official site has released the 2006 Trojan Spring prospectus. Click here to view or download

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Former Trojan quarterback Matt Leinart has started his own website as a way for fans to keep updated on all his activities. Click here to go to MattLeinartQB.com


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