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Spring risers ready for long look

by Greg Katz

LOS ANGELES – In the past several weeks, USC Trojans spring practice sessions have had various storylines of competition, improvement and surprises, so when cardinal-and-gold fans come this Saturday afternoon to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the annual USC spring game, they might want to check out a pair of sophomores in No. 34, inside linebacker Olajuwon Tucker, and No. 74, offensive left tackle Nico Falah.

Both Tucker and Falah have been pleasant spring surprises, and both have made statements to not only be in the mix for the 2015 season but in the rotation as well, a true testament to their motivation and coachability to make an impact on the team.

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Greg Katz

Now in his 58th season of either writing, broadcasting, or just plain watching USC football, WeAreSC columnist Greg Katz began his affiliation with the website back in 2001, introducing his well-received O/NSO (The Obvious/The Not So Obvious) column and later adding his respected IMHO Sunday opinion and tidbits column. Greg, a former ESPN.com college football staff writer covering USC, is also a member of the Football Writer's Association of America. He is also known in Southern California as a professional public address announcer, having called the the 1996 Rose Bowl Game between USC and Northwestern. Greg also holds a master's degree in athletic administration and was a former varsity high school coach of 27 years.


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