USC players race after Christmas Day practice

USC players race after Christmas Day practice
USC receiver George Farmer won this race to the end zone against Notre Dame just as he won a contest against teammates after practice on Christmas Day in San Diego. (Harry How / Getty Images)

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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