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New Injury Update For USC Starting Quarterback J.T. Daniels

A general view of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

LOS ANGELES - NOVEMBER 11: General view of action as the Oregon Ducks take on the USC Trojans on November 11, 2006 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. The Trojans defeated the Ducks 35-10. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A star college football quarterback won't be on the field Saturday. USC's freshman phenom J.T. Daniels suffered a concussion in last weekend's loss to Utah.

Despite having a week to recover, it looks like the road was just too long for Daniels. According to John Walters of Sports Illustrated, both J.T. Daniels and Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook will miss their games this weekend with concussions.

Earlier this week, USC head coach Clay Helton revealed Daniels was "50-50" to play this weekend.

Here's the news from Walters.

Daniels is the team's leading passer with just over 1,600 passing yards and eight touchdowns passes on the year.

His replacement, sophomore quarterback Matt Fink, has thrown just nine passes this season when Daniels missed time earlier in the year.

It's a tough blow for the Trojans who face Herm Edwards and the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday afternoon. The game between USC and Arizona State is scheduled for a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff.