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Monday March 18th, 2013

USC will be operating without the services of leading 2012 rusher Silas Redd for the near future. (AP) USC will be operating without the services of 2012 leading rusher Silas Redd for the near future. (AP)
A USC Trojans squad aspiring to live up to -- and perhaps even surpass -- last year's 7-6 record and Sun Bowl loss will have to make strides without running back Silas Redd, for the time being. The Penn State import, last season's leading rusher with an average of 75 yards per game, has sustained a torn meniscus and will miss the remainder of spring practice. Redd will undergo surgery on the injured knee on Tuesday; Lane Kiffin expects him to be healed up for preseason practices later this year.

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