November 5, 2007

OSU Report Card

Quarterback John David Booty returned for homecoming against Oregon State after missing three games with a broken finger. The offense still struggled, especially in the second half, but the USC defense carried the day.

See how each position and the coaches graded out for the now 7-2 Trojans in this week's report card.

Running Backs: B-

The miniscule 100 net yards rushing does include a couple of big sacks of John David Booty, but the Trojans still had a hard time running the ball. Chauncey Washington was the featured back again and played well while Joe McKnight, who had 17 yards worth of negative carries, was 1st off the bench.

Stafon Johnson had only occasional carries and was still hobbled with his injured foot.

Although the rotation and play calling continues to be puzzling, it was good to see Washington finally get carries in short yardage situations.

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