World News – AU – USC released to resume training, says Helton


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USC can train again on Tuesday while the team prepares for the game against Washington State on Sunday.

Coach Clay Helton said the USC’s final round of COVID-19 testing had all been negative. The game in Washington state has been postponed from Friday to Sunday, allowing both teams to bring the players back from coronavirus-related quarantine.

« It allows us to attract the reasonable number of players that we need in a given position to play this game, » said Helton. « We are very grateful to the league and both universities that we can postpone the game to Sunday again. « 

USC canceled the game against Colorado last Saturday due to COVID-19 issues in the program. In the Trojans in 18th place (3-0), four players tested positive and seven others were quarantined for contact tracing. USC has been unable to conduct on-site activities for seven years in the past nine days.

Washington state canceled the Apple Cup game against Washington last week due to COVID-19 problems in the program.

Helton said USC will do additional rounds and other adjustments to practice based on player availability, saying, « It’s not going to be a normal practice week for us. « The Trojans don’t have to change their position to play the game safely, » added Helton.

Trojans launching in the linebacker Palaie Gaoteote remain in the concussion log after being injured during USC in November. 14 game against Arizona.

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World News – AU – USC for Resumption of free workouts, says Helton
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