USC Trojans: Recruit 20 questions

20 Questions: OL Khaliel Rodgers

February, 6, 2013
2/06/13
4:45
AM PT
Khaliel Rodgers, offensive lineman
Elkton (Md.) Eastern Christian Academy
6-foot-2, 323 pounds

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Courtesy Maggie ThomasOffensive lineman Khaliel Rodgers describes his game as, "Nasty, dominant and road-grader."
What is your favorite thing to do on the field?
Pancakes and crack-backs.

What is your favorite thing to do off the field?
Hang out with my friends and girls.

If you could play a different position for one day, which would it be?
I have two -- running back and linebacker.

If you don't play football for a living, what would you like to do?
Coaching.

What is your favorite movie?
I've got probably four or five -- "Friday," "Goodfellas," "Paid in Full," "Friday After Next" and "Menace to Society."

What song is at the top of your playlist right now?
Chief Keefe and Lil Reese -- "Traffic."

Three words that describe your personality ...
Funny, attractive and smart.

Three words that describe your game ...
Nasty, dominant and road-grader.

Who or what do you credit the most for getting you to where you are now?
God and my coach.

What is your individual goal for the season?
To start as a true freshman and be a Freshman All-American.

Who did you idolize growing up?
Brian Dawkins and Nick Fairly.

If you could play another sport in college, which would it be?
Men's volleyball.

Something most people don't know about you is ...
I'm ambidextrous.

If you could have dinner with any three people, who would they be?
Paula Patton, Will Ferrell and Seth Rogan.

What is your favorite pregame meal?
Chicken and fruit.

Best non-athletic talent?
Rapping.

Item you couldn't live without?
My phone.

What is your proudest athletic moment?
Being a U.S. Army All-American.

USC coach you spoke to most during the recruiting process?
Coach [James] Cregg.

Primary reason for choosing USC?
It academically and athletically fit me.

20 Questions: RB Ty Isaac

February, 6, 2013
2/06/13
4:40
AM PT
Ty Isaac, running back
Joliet (Ill.) Catholic Academy
6-foot-3, 217 pounds

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Scott Powers/ESPNChicago.comTy Isaac describes his game as "Patient, determined and aggressive."
What is your favorite thing to do on the field?
Aside from winning, scoring touchdowns.

What is your favorite thing to do off the field?
To relax.

If you could play a different position for one day, which would it be?
Quarterback.

If you don’t play football for a living, what would you like to do?
Whatever I end up getting my degree in.

What is your favorite movie?
I don't know if I can pick a favorite, but the one that I watched most recently is "Django Unchained."

What song is at the top of your playlist right now?
"Rozay Flow" by King Louie.

Three words that describe your personality ...
Unpredictable, outgoing and cool.

Three words that describe your game ...
Patient, determined and aggressive.

Who or what do you credit the most for getting you to where you are now?
My mom and dad.

What is your individual goal for the season?
I want to come in this summer and compete as best I can to get on the field a lot as a freshman. It's hard to say what that will be in carries or yards, but just to come in as a freshman and get carries and make an impact.

Who did you idolize growing up?
My dad.

If you could play another sport in college, which would it be?
Basketball.

Something most people don't know about you is ...
I didn’t enjoy the recruiting process at all.

If you could have dinner with any three people, who would they be?
Michael Jordan, Jerry Rice and President Obama.

What is your favorite pregame meal?
I don't eat before games.

Best non-athletic talent?
I can play the piano.

Item you couldn't live without?
My phone.

What is your proudest athletic moment?
Probably the state game my junior year, even though we lost.

USC coach that you spoke to most during the recruiting process?
Coach [John] Baxter and Coach [Kennedy] Polamalu.

Primary reason for choosing USC?
I just fell in love with the school and the atmosphere. At this point, being committed for I don't know how many months, I'm really close to the guys on the team and the kids in my class, so it really does feel like family, and I'm not even there yet.

20 Questions: QB Max Browne

February, 6, 2013
2/06/13
4:30
AM PT
Max Browne, quarterback
Sammamish (Wash.) Skyline
6-foot-5, 214 pounds

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Tom Hauck for ESPN.comEarly enrollee Max Browne describes his game as "passionate, consistent and sound."
What is your favorite thing to do on the field?
Throw touchdown passes.

What is your favorite thing to do off the field?
Spending time with friends.

If you could play a different position for one day, which would it be?
Defensive end.

If you don't play football for a living, what would you like to do?
Be in the FBI.

What is your favorite movie?
Transformers.

What song is at the top of your playlist right now?
Whatever my roommate -- Su'a Cravens -- has on.

Three words that describe your personality ...
Leader, hard-working and funny.

Three words that describe your game ...
Passionate, consistent and sound.

Who or what do you credit the most for getting you to where you are now?
My dad.

What is your individual goal for the season?
To compete for the starting position.

Who did you idolize growing up?
Peyton Manning.

If you could play another sport in college, which would it be?
Basketball

Something most people don’t know about you is ...
I’m afraid of heights.

If you could have dinner with any three people, who would they be?
The president, LeBron James and Todd Marinovich.

What is your favorite pregame meal?
Potatoes and eggs.

Best non-athletic talent?
Sports trivia.

Item you couldn’t live without?
My bed.

What is your proudest athletic moment?
Winning the state title my senior year in high school.

USC coach you spoke to most during the recruiting process?
Coach Clay Helton.

Primary reason for choosing USC?
The Trojan family.

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