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USC wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster underwent surgery to repair a fracture in his hand yesterday. A prognosis for his return to the field is unknown.
This latest injury report is big news around the web, not just here at Conquest Chronicles. Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports, the LA Times, and ESPN have all reported on the injury, with all news sites concurring on the fact that Smith-Schuster will most likely be out for a while, with the exception of ESPN who reports that the star receiver could return to the field as early as Saturday.
In other news, interim head coach remains well-liked among the players at USC, but his chances of being hired long term still remain in question according to the LA Daily News. Meanwhile, USA Today discusses AD Pat Haden's decision to leave the Playoff Committee, and Cody Kessler was named a semifinalist for the Davey O'Brien award according to Reign of Troy.