Five TD Passes Highlight USC's Final Scrimmage

    Marqise Lee

    Aug. 25, 2012

    USC quarterbacks threw 5 touchdown passes and tailback Curtis McNeal raced for a 65-yard TD to highlight USC's third and final intrasquad scrimmage of 2012 practice on Saturday (Aug. 25) at USC's Howard Jones Field.

    QBs Matt Barkley and Cody Kessler each tossed 2 TDs, with Barkley's going 7 yards to WR Robert Woods and 2 yards to TB Silas Redd and Kessler's going 15 yards to TE Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick and 42 yards to WR Nelson Agholor. QB Max Wittek hit WR Marqise Lee for a 58-yard score. Barkley was 8-of-12 for 140 yards on the day, but was intercepted by CB Ryan Henderson on the scrimmage's opening play, while Kessler went 12-of-15 for 129 yards and Wittek was 5-of-7 for 101 yards.

    Lee ended up with 6 receptions for 96 yards, Woods had 4 for 116 yards and Agholor had 4 for 74. McNeal rushed for 77 yards on 3 carries.

    The No. 1-ranked Trojans open their 2012 season at home against Hawaii on Sept. 1, with tickets available online at or by calling the USC Ticket Office at (213) 740-4672.