Starting guard Joel Crisman, who sat out the Penn State game because of a toe injury, is listed as possible for Saturday night’s Washington State game, but the injury was serious enough to keep him out of practice Monday.
Drew Bledsoe, the No. 1 NFL draft pick, is gone, but the Mike Pattinson-led Cougars are tied for 10th nationally in offense at 39.7 points per game.
Washington State is third in the Pac-10 with 424.3 yards per game. USC is seventh at 374.3.