USC WR Ajene Harris could miss season after surgeries

The USC Trojans’ offense took a hit today, as it was reported that sophomore receiver Ajene Harris was “likely out for the season” following surgeries on his hips. Adam Maya of reported the development.

The 5-foot-11, 185 pound Harris appeared in five games for USC last season and caught four passes for 38 yards. His role in the offense was expected to increase in 2015. His injury isn’t an absolutely devastating loss for the Trojans, but losing a player for the season is never a good thing, especially since the team lost Nelson Agholor to the NFL Draft in the spring. Now, quarterback Cody Kessler will have to rely on rising sophomore JuJu Smith and the rest of the receiving corps while Harris and his potential development are on the shelf.

USC went 9-4 (6-3 Pac-12) and defeated Nebraska in the Holiday Bowl. The Trojans open the 2015 campaign on September 5, when the Arkansas State Red Wolves visit the LA Memorial Coliseum.

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