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USC Center Khaled Holmes Only 'Tweaked Ankle,' According To Brother

With a bye week on tap to help them get healthy, the USC Trojans might not have to worry about the recovery time for center Khaled Holmes after his brother told reporters that Holmes's injury was simply a "tweaked ankle."

Holmes, whose absence was noticeable during the Trojans' upset loss to the Stanford Cardinal last weekend, was injured again against the California Golden Bears. But according to ESPN's Brett McMurphy, the injury the senior sustained is just a minor tweak.

Alex Holmes, a former USC player, was initially critical of Khaled's decision to play, and when Khaled was removed from the game after the tweak, was unhappy with the result.

The Trojans next hit the field Oct. 4 against the Utah Utes.

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