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Trojans receiver Nelson Agholor continues trend with nine receptions

Nelson Agholor
USC wide receiver Nelson Agholor returns a punt for a touchdown Saturday against Arizona State.
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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.

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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