April 25, 2006

No average Joe

New Orleans (La.) running back Joe McKnight is old school.

While many top rated recruits are attracted to USC's three national championship appearances in the three years, McKnight was a fan of much earlier Trojan teams. While many top rated running backs are attracted to USC because of Reggie Bush's exploits, McKnight admires an older Trojan running back.

The phrase, gamebreaker, is often used indiscriminately when describing highly touted prep athletes. However, coming out of a junior season where he averaged nearly 18 yards per play from scrimmage, McKnight has earned that title.

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