The USC Trojans were already dealing with a rash injuries prior to their 30-27 loss to Washington State. However, the Trojans lost numerous players during the loss to injuries.
Heading into the Friday night game in Pullman, Wa., USC was without T Toa Lobendahn, WR Steven Mitchell, LB Porter Gustin, CB Jamel Cook, CB Greg Johnson, T Jalen McKenzie, DT Marlon Tuipulotu and T Alijah Vera-Tucker.
Clay Helton on USC's injuries. The skin infection is in regards to Toa Lobendahn: pic.twitter.com/XnFgeolTFg
— Keely Eure (@keelyismyname) September 30, 2017
During the game, the Trojans lost T Chuma Edoga due to an ankle injury and G Viane Talamaivao to a pectoral issue. The team also lost LB Jordan Iosefa and WR Jalen Greene before the game and RB Stephen Carr, DL Malike Dorton and DL Rasheem Green during the game.
The Trojans schedule does them no favors as they will play their entire schedule without a bye week. The Trojans lone by of the season comes during Thanksgiving weekend, after they’ve completed their 12-game schedule. The Trojans would be able to use that week as a true bye if they are in the Pac-12 Championship game.
USC will host Oregon State at the Coliseum next Saturday at 1 p.m. PT on Pac-12 Network.
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