Kessler throws 3 TDs, Wright has 2 interceptions, Breslin gets 3.5 sacks.
Spring ball begins March 5.
Trojans get 5 turnovers, including 2 picks by Scott Starr.
Trojans looking to take care of "unfinished business."
CAREER: He has 5 catches for 58 yards (11.6 avg) in his career.
2014: Blackwell will compete for key playing time at wide receiver as a junior in 2014.
2013: Blackwell was a reserve wide receiver as a sophomore in 2013. Overall while appearing in 7 games (Boston College, Arizona State, Arizona, California, Colorado, UCLA, Fresno State), he had 4 receptions for 49 yards (12.2 avg). He started against Arizona. He had 2 catches against both Arizona State (26 yards) and Arizona (23 yards). He suffered an ankle injury in 2013 fall camp and missed the Hawaii opener, then had another ankle injury prior to the Notre Dame game, sidelining him for that game.
2012: Blackwell was a reserve wide receiver as a redshirt freshman in 2012. Overall in 2012 while appearing in 5 games (Hawaii, Syracuse, Stanford, California, Colorado), he had 1 catch for 9 yards (9.0 avg.). That catch came in the opener against Hawaii.
2011: Blackwell redshirted as a freshman wide receiver in 2011, his first year at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: His 2010 honors included Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, U.S. Army All-American, ESPNU 150, Sporting News Top 100, Prep Star Dream Team, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Orange County Register Fab 15 first team, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Max Preps All-State Division I first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State second team, All-CIF Pac-5 Division, Orange County Register All-Orange County first team and All-Trinity League Co-Offensive MVP as a senior wide receiver at Mater Dei High in Santa Ana (Calif.). He caught 50 passes for 976 yards (19.5 avg.) with 14 TDs in 2010, including 3 games with 175-plus receiving yards, despite missing part of the season with a shoulder injury.
As a junior in 2009, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass second team, All-CIF Pac-5 Division, Orange County Register All-Orange County first team and All-Trinity League Offensive MVP while catching 52 passes for 1,044 yards (20.1 avg.) with 11 TDs.
As a sophomore in 2008, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore and All-Trinity League second team. In his career, he had 130 receptions and 33 TDs. Incoming Trojan Jonathan Lockett also prepped at Mater Dei. He also sprinted for Mater Dei's track team, with best of 21.63 in the 200 meters and 49.16 in the 400 meters.
PERSONAL: He is a communication major at USC.