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USC spring football preview: safeties
USC spring football preview: safeties

USC begins spring practice March 3. We’ll preview each position group before workouts begin. Key departure: Gerald Bowman Key returning players: Rising junior Leon McQuay, sophomore John Plattenburg Outlook: McQuay and Plattenburg are the only scholarship safeties on the roster. Junior Su’a Cravens was a freshman All-American safety and played the position the first two games of last season before he moved to linebacker. McQuay lost his starting position to Plattenburg before the Holiday Bowl, but he made two key plays at the end of the game to solidify USC’s 45-42 victory over Nebraska. In 13 games, McQuay notched two interceptions, broke up six passes and...

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