USC's Hancock to have season-ending surgery
LOS ANGELES -- Southern California fullback Brandon Hancock will have surgery for ligament damage in his left knee and won't be able to play this season.
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"My immediate goal is to still be involved around here, be a leader and train for the NFL combine and do what I can," Hancock said.
He was the Trojans' starter for most of 2003, then redshirted in 2004 after having surgery on his right knee, and also having a ruptured chest muscle.
Used primarily as a blocker, Hancock has a total of eight carries for 19 yards in his career, and 24 receptions for 277 yards and two touchdowns.
He hurt his knee during a routine drill on Monday.
Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press
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