Fighting through injuries

USC commits Massington, Fitts on sideline after season-ending injuries

Updated: October 25, 2012, 1:41 PM ET
By Blair Angulo | WeAreSC
Four-star receiver Eldridge Massington (Mesquite, Texas/West Mesquite) considers it the most terrifying phone call he has ever had to make.

Eldridge Massington
Max Olson/ESPN.comEldridge Massington has been sidelined since mid-July after tearing his ACL at a camp.
The USC commit was in a daze. He was in pain, his left knee ailing following a season-ending injury that left him devastated. His world had turned gray, concerns and uncertainties briefly replacing hopes and goals. At the forefront of it all was an inescapable call. Massington knew he had to pick up the phone and inform the USC coaching staff of what happened.

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