Friday, October 05, 2007

Trojans' Carswell considered at cornerback - LA Daily News
USC coach Pete Carroll said Thursday he considered moving wide receiver Brandon Carswell to cornerback because of injuries in the secondary.

"If in an emergency we needed someone the last couple weeks, we looked at it, but it's not permanently," Carroll said.

Three of the Trojans' top cornerbacks are injured. Josh Pinkard tore knee ligaments last month, Cary Harris dislocated his shoulder two weeks ago and Shareece Wright pulled a hamstring last week.

Carswell played cornerback in high school and also tried the position in summer workouts at USC. He is expected to redshirt this season but his name surfaced in coaching meetings if the cornerback crisis becomes desperate...

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