USC redshirt junior QB Max Browne said, "I’m given the keys to the car and I’ve gotta drive the car fast."
ESPN's Travis Haney wrote that "the gap [in the USC quarterback competition] is not all that wide" between redshirt junior QB Max Browne and redshirt freshman QB Sam Darnold.
USC HC Clay Helton indicated that he would like to name a starting quarterback at the end of spring practice "if there is a huge gap."
USC sophomore QB Max Browne went through extra drills after practice as he prepares for the role of backup to starter Cody Kessler.
USC head coach Lane Kiffin "ideally" wants to redshirt freshman QB Max Browne this season.