Defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward, special teams coach John Butler and offensive line coach Sean Elliott met with the media following USC’s practice Thursday afternoon. You can hear all of their comments below. Among the highlights from the coaches:
- Ward says defensive back Victor Hampton will be suspended the first three games. Originally he was expected to miss just one.
- Sean Elliott says the offensive line is ahead of schedule as far as its progress this preseason
- John Butler says Jay Wooten is in the lead to handle the kickoffs and place kicking duties.