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Khaliel Rodgers Possibly Out Two Weeks

A senior and two freshmen could fill the vacancy.

The offensive guard suffered a knee sprain.
The offensive guard suffered a knee sprain.
Shotgun Spratling

USC redshirt freshman offensive lineman Khaliel Rodgers could be out up to two weeks after suffering a sprained knee, according to Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times.

Rodgers' injury occurred during Monday night's Fall Camp scrimmage in the LA Coliseum.

The freshman from Delaware had been playing right guard with the first-team offensive line. With Rodgers out, senior Aundrey Walker and freshmen Damien Mama and Viane Talamaivao could see reps at right guard in his stay.

Walker is just returning to full speed after surgery on a broken ankle sustained during the UCLA game last season, but would seem to be the most logical lineman to step right in (if he is healthy).

Rodgers is the second Trojan recruited out of Maryland's Eastern Christian Academy, the school run by the father of former USC recruit David Sills, to go down with an injury. Defensive tackle Kenny Bigelow is out for the season after tearing a knee ligament during offseason training.

After receiving the news from his test results, Khaliel Rodgers took to social media Tuesday to let it be known he doesn't plan to be out long: