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Kessler wants the ball

Redshirt freshman QB might not have great size but has plenty of game

Updated: March 26, 2012, 1:55 PM ET
By Steve Bisheff | We Are SC
LOS ANGELES -- There's something about Cody.

That's a common refrain around USC these days, with everyone eager to debate the next great Trojans' football question: Who wins the backup job to Matt Barkley and automatically becomes Lane Kiffin's quarterback of the future?

[+] EnlargeMax Wittek
Joe Andras/WeAreSC.comRedshirt freshman Max Wittek, Cody Kessler's prime competition for the backup QB job, is more of a tall, traditional, dropback passer.
It has settled into a two-way springtime duel between redshirt freshmen Max Wittek and Cody Kessler.

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