No Charges For Nelson Agholor and More USC Football News

Nov 26, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor (17) catches a ball before the NFL game against the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 26, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor (17) catches a ball before the NFL game against the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports /
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Philadelphia District Attorney’s office declined to charge former Trojan receiver Nelson Agholor for sexual assault, plus USC football news from around the web.

Can’t get enough USC football and basketball news? We’ve got your morning dose of all the best content from around the web concerning the men of Troy.

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First Word… Former USC receiver and current Philadelphia Eagle Nelson Agholor will not face charges over a sexual assault allegation made against him last month, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

The player denied the allegations from the start and there were reports out of Philadelphia that the incident may have stemmed from a dispute over payment for a lap dance.

And Ten USC Football and Basketball News Links…

  1. “USC’s Tough Schedule Is Chance To Build Resume” (Reign of Troy)Clay Helton, Zach Banner and Adoree’ Jackson each embraced the challenge of playing one of the nation’s toughest schedules in 2016 at Pac-12 Media Days. That ambition paired with USC’s inherent fight and growing quality could make the Trojans a force to be reckoned with.
  2. “Running to the ball, y’all” (USCFootball.com)Quinton Powell and Osa Masina are excited to attack the ball in Clancy Pendergast’s system this year. Powell had some interesting things to say about the differences between this year and last. And with an emphasis to “play on the other side of the line of scrimmage,” it should be fun to watch USC’s aggressive defense.
  3. “The Best Athlete In College Football” (Sports On Earth)Kyle Kensing profiles Adoree’ Jackson, whose love of McDonald’s is rivaled only by his many ambitions. In addition to football and track, Jackson wishes USC had a soccer team so he could walk on it. He’s also been asking to play a little basketball.
  4. “Q&A with Ivan Lewis” (WeAreSC.com)USC’s strength and conditioning coach talked about trying to create a new culture around the program, including getting players to take ownership of their own workouts.
  5. “Petite ready for increased role” (WeAreSC.com)Tyler Petite talks about the importance of developing in his first year and his increased chemistry with the quarterbacks.
  6. “USC Prepares for Familiar Face Against Alabama” (Athlon Sports)The general message coming out of USC on the prospect of facing Lane Kiffin is a shrug. According to Zach Banner, “We could all care less (about Kiffin).”
  7. “Top offensive weapons to face USC Part 1” (FightOn247)No. 10 through No. 6 of the most dangerous offensive weapons USC will face this season includes Jake Browning, Anu Solomon, DeShone Kizer, O.J. Howard and Dakota Prukop.
  8. “Marvel Tell III trying to lead from safety position” (USCFootball.com)Sophomore safety Marvel Tell is making a point of stepping up as a leader at safety, knowing the importance of being a vocal organizer.
  9. “CFB’s Top 25 Breakout Quarterbacks for 2016” (Athlon Sports)Max Browne checks in at No. 17 on Steve Lassan’s list of break out quarterbacks for 2016
  10. “Adoree’ Jackson On Paul Hornung Award Watch List” (Reign of Troy)Jackson was a finalist for the Horning Award last year, so naturally he started on the watch list for this year.

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