USC players race after Christmas Day practice

USC players held an informal 50-yard race after Christmas Day practice

USC practiced to Christmas music for a little more than an hour on Thursday at San Diego State.

Afterward, some players danced off the field as a few others -- including George Farmer, Adoree’ Jackson, Josh Shaw and Gerald Bowman -- lined up for a 50-yard race.

“Hold on, this is going to be a good race,” said Coach Steve Sarkisian, interrupting a reporter’s question during a news conference.

Farmer won by about five yards.

“Get out of here!” Sarkisian hollered, laughing.

Sarkisian said the team was in “good spirits” during practice.

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