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USC football morning report: Respect for Leonard Williams

USC continues to prepare for Saturday's game against rival UCLA

Quote of the day: "Defensively, [Leonard Williams] is a man-child. When he decides he wants to go, he's pretty much unstoppable."

--UCLA Coach Jim Mora

USC, ranked 19th in the College Football Playoff rankings, plays No. 9 UCLA on Saturday at the Rose Bowl.

The Trojans improved to 7-3 overall and 6-2 in the Pac-12 Conference after defeating California, 38-30, on Thursday night at the Coliseum.

UCLA defeated Washington, 44-30, on Nov. 8 to improve to 8-2 and 5-2 in the Pac-12.

The Bruins had an open date on Saturday.

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