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Gary Klein

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Gary Klein covers USC’s football program and athletic department for the Los Angeles Times. He began working for The Times in the San Fernando Valley edition and has reported on high school, college and pro sports. He grew up in Southern California and graduated from Cal State Northridge. 

Recent Articles

  • Rams waive offensive lineman Tre' Jackson after he failed a physical

    Rams waive offensive lineman Tre' Jackson after he failed a physical

    Two days after claiming former New England Patriots guard Tre’ Jackson off waivers, the Rams waived Jackson because of a failed physical, according to the NFL’s transaction wire. Jackson did not play last season because of a knee injury. He had started nine games for the Patriots as a rookie after...

  • Rams open 2017 season at home vs. Indianapolis

    Rams open 2017 season at home vs. Indianapolis

    Sean McVay will face many challenges in his first season as an NFL head coach, but the Rams’ 31-year-old leader won’t have to worry about long trips — at least initially. The Rams play their first two games at the Coliseum against the Indianapolis Colts and the Washington Redskins and then play...

  • Rams will make single-game tickets available Friday

    Rams will make single-game tickets available Friday

    The Rams will know their 2017 schedule when the NFL announces it Thursday at 5 p.m., and they will make single-game tickets available Friday. Season-ticket holders can participate in a pre-sale through Monday. Fans who had paid $100 to become deposit holders will have a 48-hour period in which...

  • Rams claim former Patriots offensive lineman Tre' Jackson off waivers

    Rams claim former Patriots offensive lineman Tre' Jackson off waivers

    The Rams added offensive line depth Wednesday, claiming former New England Patriots guard Tre’ Jackson off waivers. Jackson, 24, played at Florida State and was a fourth-round pick by the Patriots in 2015. He started nine games at right guard as a rookie but did not play last season because of...

  • Jon Gruden assesses Rams quarterback Jared Goff a year after 2016 NFL draft

    Jon Gruden assesses Rams quarterback Jared Goff a year after 2016 NFL draft

    The Rams do not have a first-round pick in next week’s NFL draft, the result of a trade with the Tennessee Titans that enabled them to pick quarterback Jared Goff first overall in 2016. Former NFL coach Jon Gruden, who annually evaluates quarterbacks during his “Gruden’s QB Camp” for ESPN, assessed...

  • USC cornerback Adoree' Jackson makes predraft visit to Rams

    USC cornerback Adoree' Jackson makes predraft visit to Rams

    The Rams, in need of depth at cornerback, brought in USC’s Adoree’ Jackson for a visit Monday, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Jackson, 21, grew up a Rams fan in Belleville, Ill., not far from where the Rams played home games in St. Louis. The Rams do not have a first-round pick...

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