Watch USC celebrate an honorary team member

USC signs honorary football player Joey Rodriguez.

USC players cheered and greeted their newest teammate, Joey Rodriguez, as the 8-year-old became an honorary member of the Trojans’ football team.

Rodriguez, who wants to play quarterback, is suffering from a brain tumor.

Through the nonprofit organization Friends of Jaclyn, USC and Coach Steve Sarkisian on Thursday held a commitment ceremony for Rodriguez, who will attend Saturday’s game agianst Arizona State.

Rodriguez put on a USC hat and signed his name to a letter of intent at the John McKay Center auditorium.


“I’m excited,” Rodriguez said, wearing a Trojans cap and No. 6 USC jersey.

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