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Notebook: Tuesday practice

Marqise Lee / USA Today Sports

The Trojans returned to the practice field Tuesday, putting the 10-7 loss to Washington State behind them and now focusing on making the necessary improvements to get the offense rolling under Cody Kessler.

Kessler gets the keys After dragging the quarterback battle out through spring practices, fall camp, and the first two game weeks, USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced Monday that Cody Kessler will be the starter going forward. Kiffin hasn't wanted to say much about the quarterback situation with the goal of "protecting" both Kessler and Max Wittek from outside scrutiny. He continued along those...

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