Photo Gallery: Tuesday Practice

The Trojans returned to Howard Jones Field on Tuesday for a hard-hitting practice highlighted by the dominant play of the defense. SCPlaybook was there and brings you images of all the intense action.

Big Taylor Mays takes a break during Tuesday's practice.

Mark Sanchez fires a pass.

Mitch Mustain and Steve Sarkisian watch as Aaron Corp throws a pass.

Derek Simmons working up a sweat.

USC linebacker Chris Galippo has had a solid spring.

Former USC assistant coach Ed Orgeron made a surprise appearance at practice on Tuesday.

Brandon Carswell had a 25-yard touchdown reception on Tuesday.

Ronald Johnson tries to get by the defender.

Travon Patterson watches the ball into his hands.

Coach Morton tries to keep up with Joe McKnight.

USC receiver makes the catch over the middle.

Allen Bradford gives Taylor Mays a straight arm.

Jeff Byers and Derek Simmons battle in the trenches. Top Stories