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Notebook: Madden, Jones and recruit visits

by Garry Paskwietz

There was more frustrating news for Tre Madden this week with the update that the senior tailback would not be suiting up for the game on Friday against Colorado.

Madden has been struggling with a lingering knee issue in recent weeks that has forced him to sit out two of the last three games, and his status remains unclear for any participation in the final two regular season games against Oregon and UCLA as well.

It’s not the way Madden would have scripted the tail end of his USC career after having missed two of the previous three years with knee and turf toe injuries. Madden was expected to be the bell-cow of a deep tailback rotation for the Trojans this year, a 225-pound workhorse who had long shown promise whenever he was healthy enough to be on the field.

Click here to read the full story at the ESPN USC blog

Garry Paskwietz

A 1988 graduate of USC with a degree in Sports Information. Worked in sports marketing for LA Lakers and Miller Brewing Company. Began covering the Trojans in 1996 with the Trojan Football Fax. Founded WeAreSC in November 1998 with stints at Scout and ESPN. Emmy-winner while covering high school football at Fox Sports West.

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