September 5, 2007

Cardinal Blood

The sweltering heat of the Inland Empire in late August took its toll on a pair of future Trojans on Friday night.

The brothers Simmons - Maurice (2008) and Marquis (2009), both USC commits - found themselves on the losing end of their season opener against Corona Centennial after a sluggish second half. The 2007 season represents the final year that the brothers will play together until they meet again at USC in 2009.

In the first of a two part series, Maurice reflects on the game and his mentality heading into his senior season, one in which, unlike most high school seniors, he doesn't need to worry about where he'll eventually go to school.

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