Javorius Allen lead the Trojans with three touchdowns in win over Wildcats.
Kessler throws 3 TDs, Wright has 2 interceptions, Breslin gets 3.5 sacks.
Spring ball begins March 5.
The Trojans will play seven home games at the LA Memorial Coliseum, this fall
The Trojans signed six players to national letters of intent on Feb. 6
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USC vs. No. 10 Arizona (USA Today); photos by Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
CAREER: He has 138 tackles, including 27 for losses (with 14 sacks), 4 deflections, 3 fumble recoveries and 1 interception in his career. He has 22 career starts.
2014: Williams, a 2013 All-American, could be college football's best defensive lineman as a junior in 2014. He sat out 2014 spring practice while recovering from a 2013 shoulder injury.
2013: Williams started for his second season on the defensive line as a sophomore in 2013, at end in 2013 after playing tackle in 2012, and had an All-American showing. Overall while starting 13 games (h e suffered a shoulder injury at Oregon State and missed the California game), he was second on USC with 74 tackles, including a team-high 13.5 for losses (with 6 sacks for minus 38 yards), plus he had 1 fumble recover and 2 forced fumbles. He was among 16 semifinalists for the Bednarik Award. He made the 2013 ESPN.com All-American first team, Lindy's All-American second team, AP All-American third team, CBSSports.com All-American third team, Athlon All-American third team, Phil Steele All-American fourth team and SI.com All-American honorable mention, as well as CollegeFootballNews.com Sophomore All-American first team and CBSSports.com Midseason All-American first team. He made the 2013 All-Pac-12 first team, ESPN.com All-Pac-12 first team, Sporting News All-Pac-12 first team, Athlon All-Pac-12 first team and Phil Steele All-Pac-12 first team. He was named USC's Defensive Lineman of the Year. He was bothered during the year with a shoulder injury.
He had 2 sacks among his 4 tackles at Hawaii, added 5 tackles against Washington State and 2 tackles (1 for a loss) against Boston College. He had a team-best 8 tackles (3 for a loss) against Utah State, then 5 tackles (with a sack) at Arizona State. He had a team-best 12 tackles (with 0.5 sack) against Arizona, a game-best 10 tackles (1 for a loss) and a forced fumble at Notre Dame and 8 tackles, including 2.5 for losses (with 1.5 sacks), against Utah. He had 2 tackles at Oregon State, then 7 tackles and recovered a fumble on the last play of the game against Stanford. He had 2 tackles for a loss (with a sack) among his 3 tackles and forced a fumble at Colorado, 7 tackles (0.5 for a loss) against UCLA and 1 tackle against Fresno State.
2012: Williams had an impressive debut as a first-year freshman defensive tackle. Overall while appearing in all 13 games and starting 9 times (all but Hawaii, Syracuse, California, Arizona), he had 64 tackles, including 13.5 for losses of 46 yards (with 8 sacks for minus 38 yards), plus 4 deflections, 2 fumble recoveries and an interception. He was named the 2012 Pac-12 Defensive Freshman of the Year and made the Football Writers, Sporting News, Scout.com, CollegeFootballNews.com and Phil Steele Freshman All-American first teams, as well as All-Pac-12 honorable mention and Phil Steele All-Pac-12 third team.
He had 2 tackles (with a sack), recovered a fumble and had a deflection against Hawaii and 2 tackles with a sack against Syracuse. At Stanford, he had 1 tackle as he became the first USC true freshman to start at defensive tackle since Shaun Cody did so against Utah in the 2001 Las Vegas Bowl. He had 3 tackles for a loss (2 sacks) among his 4 tackles against California, then had 5 tackles, including 1 for a loss, at Utah. He had 4 tackles, including 2.5 for loss (with 1.5 sacks), and recovered a fumble at Washington, then had 2 tackles and a deflection against Colorado before getting ejected for a flagrant penalty. He had 3 tackles against both Arizona and Oregon, then had 6 tackles, including 2 for losses (with a sack), and returned an interception 24 yards against Arizona State. He had 10 tackles, including 2 for losses (with a sack), at UCLA and had 8 tackles (0.5 for a loss) and a deflection against Notre Dame. He had 14 tackles (with 0.5 sack) and a deflection against Georgia Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: His 2011 honors included Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, Sporting News Top 125, Prep Star Top 150 Dream Team, ESPNU 150, Super Prep All-Dixie, Prep Star All-Southeast and Associated Press All-State Class 6A first team as a senior defensive lineman at Mainland High in Daytona Beach (Fla.). He had 103 tackles, including 19.5 for losses (with 10.5 sacks), in 2011. Current Trojan Quinton Powell also prepped at Mainland.
PERSONAL: Some of his artwork was displayed at the 2013 and 2014 "Artletics" on-campus exhibits that featured the works of USC student-athletes.
GAME-BY-GAME WITH LEONARD WILLIAMS