USC linebacker Porter Gustin, days removed from toe surgery, participates against Texas, records two sacks

By Joey Kaufman

LOS ANGELES — Porter Gustin, USC’s junior outside linebacker, had surgery on Wednesday to have two screws implanted in a fracture in his big toe.

Gustin, as a result, did not practice during the week before the Trojans hosted Texas.

Coach Clay Helton never ruled out Gustin, but never expressed much optimism that he would play Saturday night.

“He is Superman, we’ll see if it happens, but I’m more optimistic about next week,” Helton referencing the team’s road opener at California.

Gustin, in fact, was in pads agains the Longhorns.

Late in the second quarter, Gustin came off the edge and sacked Texas quarterback Sam [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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