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Monday, September 18, 2006

USC's Stanley Havili Has Chance at Fullback

Havili Has Chance at Fullback

By Gary Klein, Times Staff Writer
September 18, 2006

After starting freshman tailbacks in each of its first two games, USC could add a freshman fullback to the mix for the Pacific 10 Conference opener at Arizona.

Coach Pete Carroll said Sunday that Stanley Havili would be given a chance to take the place of senior Ryan Powdrell, who suffered a season-ending ankle injury in the Trojans' victory over Nebraska. Powdrell had surgery Sunday.
Havili, 6 feet 1 and 220 pounds, played against Arkansas and Nebraska but has not carried the ball or caught a pass. He will receive an extended look with the first-unit offense during practice this week.

"We're just going to throw him to the front, let's go," Carroll said. "It's a Taylor Mays-type of move."

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