The USC/OC Connection: Corp Now Starting QB

What is the thing about Pete Carroll and Orange County quarterbacks? There was Matt Leinart (Mater Dei), Mark Sanchez (Mission Viejo) and now Aaron Corp (Villa Park) will get the keys to possibly the best offense in the nation. No pressure though.

"We have to name a starter for the spring game and Corp is in the lead at this point," Carroll said.

Though the decision, which was shared with the quarterbacks during Tuesday's meetings, sorts out the depth chart for the time being, Carroll emphasized that the announcement isn't a final one.

"We're going to carry the competition on through Fall Camp," Carroll said.

Freshman Matt Barkley — another OC guy out of Mater Dei — gets the backup job. That means highly touted junior transfer Mitch Mustain falls to third on the depth chart (and good luck climbing over two guys younger than you).

Mustain’s problem? Maybe it’s that he went to Springdale High School in Arkansas. If he had gone to Orange Lutheran….

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