August 2, 2006

Dwayne and Chilo speak

With summer workouts coming to a close, the USC football team broke away from its normal routine of doing only 7-on-7 drills and began with 11-on-11 drills Tuesday morning in order to get ready for fall camp.

It allowed the offensive lineman to get into blocking formation for running plays and gave the defensive lineman a chance to see some running formations. Usually the linemen have to sit out during practice or do only one-on-one drills.

"We're usually on the sidelines doing one-on-ones, but now we got a chance to go in there and do our sets and make it better," redshirt sophomore offensive lineman Chilo Rachal said.

It was a change of pace from the normal 7-on-7 drills that feature only passing formations. However, the players did not block or hit each other, but rather they were just working on footwork and sets.

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