USC linebacker Devon Kennard (42) helps bring down Oregon State running back Storm Woods in the first half.
(Steve Dykes / Getty Images / November 1, 2013)
USC linebacker Devon Kennard sat out last season while recovering from surgery for a torn chest muscle
The fifth-year senior was elected a team captain this season and he continued to play a leading role Friday in USC's 31-14 victory over Oregon State at Reser Stadium.
Kennard had both of USC's sacks, taking down Beavers quarterback Sean Mannion for a total of 20 yards in losses.
Kennard now has nine tackles for losses and a team-leading seven sacks.
Sophomore end Leonard Williams has 11 tackles for losses and five sacks.
Williams also blocked a field-goal attempt on Oregon State's first possession.
Javorius Allen fuels USC's forward progress in latest win
Trojans do their best to stifle Oregon State in 31-14 victory
Marqise Lee returns and gives USC a spark in win over Beavers
We've upgraded our reader commenting system. Learn more
about the new features.
Los Angeles Times welcomes civil dialogue about our stories; you must register with the site to participate. We filter comments for language and adherence to our Terms of Service, but not for factual accuracy. By commenting, you agree to these legal terms
. Please flag inappropriate comments.
Having technical problems? Check here