USC's Max Browne can't help hearing Sarkisian's comments

USC redshirt-sophomore quarterback Max Browne continues to impress at spring practice

USC quarterback Max Brown said he does not pay attention to what coaches say about him in the media.

But when Coach Steve Sarkisian praised Browne last week for playing “lights out,” the comments reverberated.

“I had some people text me about it, some buddies back home,” Browne said Saturday. “It’s nice to hear, but at the same time it’s – you get back to the idea – it’s the process.”

Browne, a third-year sophomore, impressed again during Saturday’s workout, connecting with receiver Isaac Whitney for an 80-yard touchdown pass play. Browne followed with deep completions to Steven Mitchell and JuJu Smith.

USC begins its final week of spring practice on Tuesday.

“It’s been four weeks of pretty good ball, and I just want to finish out the fifth week and go into the off season feeling good,” Browne said.

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