Reggie McKenzie

Quarterback competition begins to take shape at USC's spring practice

Quarterback competition begins to take shape at USC's spring practice

USC resumed spring practice Tuesday after taking a week off for spring vacation.

The break allowed for redshirt freshman Jack Sears and third-year sophomore Matt Fink to study film and digest their first-week performances as they compete to replace quarterback Sam Darnold.

“It gave me a great opportunity to kind of look through the playbook and go through those practices again,” Sears said after practice. “Just figure out those first-week mistakes and try not to make them again.”

Said Fink: “There’s a lot of things I need to work on and there’s a lot of things that I need to get better at.”

Coach Clay Helton was pleased with both quarterbacks’ accuracy in their...

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