USC WR Marqise Lee won't play against Utah

By Tom Fornelli | College Football Writer

Marqise Lee's knee will keep him out of this week's game
Marqise Lee's knee will keep him out of this week's game. (USATSI)

If you've ever wanted to play wide receiver for USC this might be your weekend to do so.

ESPN's Joe Schad broke the news that Marqise Lee has been ruled out for this weekend's game against Utah, as he is still recovering from a knee injury he suffered against Arizona State in September. Lee played in last week's game against Notre Dame before aggravating the injury and sitting out the second half.

He's also not the only Trojans wide receiver dealing with an injury, as Nelson Agholor is listed as questionable with a rib injury as well. Which means it's entirely possible that the Trojans will be without their two leading receivers, as well as three tight ends in Xavier Grimble, Randall Telfer and Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick.

With so many injuries to their receiving corps, the Trojans could use up to four walk-ons at the receiver position in Saturday's game.

As for Lee, this is just the latest setback in a 2013 season that's been a bit of a nightmare. He missed most of training camp due to a shoulder injury as well. He's caught only 32 passes for 403 yards and a touchdown after having 118 receptions for 1,721 yards and 14 touchdowns in 2012.

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