Topics

Nebraska Cornhuskers
Delvon Simmons could start for USC in Holiday Bowl
Delvon Simmons could start for USC in Holiday Bowl

Nose tackle Antwaun Woods, who injured a pectoral muscle last week and had surgery, is sidelined for the Holiday Bowl against Nebraska, so USC is experimenting with various configurations to contain running back Ameer Abdullah and quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. Defensive linemen Cody Temple, Delvon Simmons, Claude Pelon and even Leonard Williams could fill Woods' role when the Trojans play the Cornhuskers on Dec. 27 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Simmons is a probable candidate to start in place of Woods. "We would all love to have Antwaun — he's a great leader, and like a tree stump down there in the nose tackle position," Williams said Friday....

Loading