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Five who could be impacted by Pendergast’s arrival at USC

By Johnny Curren

With the announced return of Clancy Pendergast to the Trojans as defensive coordinator, there’s a definite sense of optimism at USC, and for good reason.

In his one-year stint in command of the Trojans defense in 2013, the veteran assistant helped turn an underachieving unit that gave up 394 yards per game one year prior, into an attacking, physical group that finished No. 1 in the Pac-12 in total defense (335.2 yards per game) and red zone defense (62.8 percent).

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Johnny Curren

Johnny Curren started as a recruiting writer with WeAreSC in the early 2000's, and has also worked at Fox Sports West and Student Sports. Johnny is an Emmy Award winner while covering HS football at Fox.

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