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Trojans receiver Nelson Agholor continues trend with nine receptions

Trojans receiver Nelson Agholor continues trend with nine receptions
USC wide receiver Nelson Agholor returns a punt for a touchdown Saturday against Arizona State. (Gus Ruelas / Associated Press)

Nelson Agholor is consistent.

USC's junior receiver caught nine passes against Arizona State, the third time in the last four games he amassed that total.

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Unfortunately for USC, the Trojans still lost, 38-34.

"We targeted him a few other times," USC Coach Sarkisian said, "maybe even not enough."

Agholor has 35 receptions this season, three for touchdowns.

He also scored a touchdown against Arizona State on a 53-yard punt return.

"Nelson was due," Sarkisian said.

It was Agholor's third punt return for a touchdown.

He returned two kicks for touchdowns in last season's 62-38 victory at California.

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