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Sophomore is favorite to start at nose tackle for Trojans in 2012

Updated: March 16, 2012, 11:32 AM ET
By Greg Katz |
LOS ANGELES -- Call it the eye of the storm, the epicenter, ground zero, or simply Nightmare on Line of Scrimmage Street. Put those descriptions all together and you probably have a pretty good idea of what it's like to play the nose tackle position for the USC Trojans.

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