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Quick hitters: Let Max throw

Lane Kiffin has to let his redshirt freshman QB loose against the Irish

Updated: November 21, 2012, 4:50 PM ET
By Steve Bisheff | WeAreSC
LOS ANGELES  It's a little bit of déjà vu at USC this week. Notre Dame coming in and a backup Trojans quarterback preparing for his coming out party.

[+] EnlargeRonald Johnson
AP Photo/Jae C. HongRonald Johnson dropped a go-ahead touchdown pass in Notre Dame's last trip to the Coliseum, also played without Matt Barkley.
Two years ago it was Mitch Mustain. Now it is Max Wittek.

The question is, will Lane Kiffin play it the same way? Will he go all conservative on us, not asking the new kid over center to do too much?

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