It was a light moment in what has otherwise been a week of uncertainty for USC as Kessler recovered from a procedure performed Tuesday on his toe.
Kessler also slid awkwardly on his left knee in the Trojans' season-opening victory over Fresno State.
Sarkisian reiterated Thursday that Kessler was on track to play in Saturday’s
Kessler was not wearing a knee brace before or after the closed practice. He was upbeat and moved without any discernible problems while throwing to receivers afterward.
Kessler did not practice Tuesday and shared first-team reps with backup Max Browne on Wednesday.