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USC in search of a third-string QB

LOS ANGELES – Southern California needs to find a third-string quarterback for its season opener against Hawaii on Sept. 2.

Freshman running back Dillon Baxter, who played quarterback in high school and will likely serve as the No. 3 quarterback this season, has been suspended for the game.

Behind starter Matt Barkley and backup Mitch Mustain the depth chart becomes hazy.



Fellow freshman Jesse Scroggins would have been next in line to assume the duties, but he has yet to be ruled eligible by the NCAA clearinghouse.

Coach Lane Kiffin said one of the walk-on quarterbacks might have to serve in the role at the Warriors.



Mustain was limited in practice Tuesday when he felt a slight discomfort in his ribs after throwing a pass.


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