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LOS ANGELES -- Southern California didnt have to go far to find a scouting report on Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate, the freshman who could make his first career start Saturday. Jaguars Official Jerseys .Freshman defensive end Oluwole Betiku played with Tate in high school. As one of nine current Trojans who attended Serra in Gardena, the prep powerhouse that produced cornerback Adoree Jackson and other recent USC stars, Betiku wanted to prepare the defense for the mix of size and speed Tate had as a runner.Safety Chris Hawkins said Betiku relayed Tates weight as 250 pounds, versus the 212 listed on the Wildcats roster. Betiku admitted to the embellishment, but had a good reason for it.I dont want to say 220 and they feel like hes a really small dude. Tate is a really strong dude, Betiku said.Defensive lineman Rasheem Green, another former Serra player and teammate of Tates, agreed with the assessment.He is not a scared runner, Green said. He will try to run people over. Thats something I do respect about him, he plays with no fear.Betiku could be among the USC defenders tasked with containing Tate on third down. Betiku made his collegiate debut against Colorado, a significant accomplishment for someone in only his third year of football. Betiku moved to the United States from Lagos, Nigeria before his sophomore year in high school, and his rare athleticism quickly made him a highly sought-after recruit.The 6-foot-3, 260-pound Betiku has impressed coaches with his recent work on the scout team, resulting in some snaps rushing the passer against the Buffaloes. Betiku treated every Tuesday when he would work against senior left tackle Chad Wheeler as a game day, and coach Clay Helton likes the progress, though cautioning he is not ready to play on every down.Even though he looks like a 30-year old man, he is a true freshman and he is learning a pro-style system, Helton said. We havent given him the entire package.But if Betiku can help keep Tate from moving the chains, it would make him a valuable addition against someone well-suited to play in Arizona coach Rich Rodriguezs spread-option offense. In Tates first action against UCLA, he threw for 72 yards and two touchdowns, rushed for 79 yards and directed scoring drives on three of four second-half possessions. Alternating with and ultimately replacing an injured Brandon Dawkins against Utah, Tate was tackled for a safety and threw an interception, though he also threw a 63-yard touchdown pass to Samajie Grant.In spite of those struggles, USC is aware of the threat Tate represents. Jackson even went as far as saying Tate is pretty much the same as me in terms of game-breaking ability.Once he gets the ball in his hand its hard to get him down, Jackson said. Its one of those things where he is electrifying with the ball. He can beat you with his arm, beat you with his feet. Just a special kid.Confusing and pressuring Tate will be key.We got to show him something, Hawkins said. We got to try and get as many hits on him as we can. Once you start hitting the QB they are not going to run anymore, so we are going to dial some stuff up to where we can get him rattled.As for the rest of Betikus scouting report on Tate, he would not share.Thats exclusive information for just the defense, Betiku said. Jaguars Womens Jerseys . Luis Suarezs double powered Liverpool to a 4-0 victory over Fulham, and Southampton easily overcame Hull 4-1 to continue the south coast clubs impressive start to the season. Liverpool and Southampton sent Chelsea down to fourth place as the west London club was held to 2-2 at home. 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A buoyant New Zealand will be a far bigger test for Australia than in Perth earlier this month, according to Kiwis prop Jared Waerea-HargreavesDavid Kidwells side were well beaten at nib Stadium by Mal Meningas Kangaroos, but Waerea-Hargreaves, returning after a three-year international exile, believes nothing should be read into that result ahead of Saturdays (Sunday AEDT) Four Nations clash in Coventry.Weve put it behind us and this is a different game in a different country and well certainly be better for the run after beating England, the Sydney Roosters prop told AAP.We know we didnt play our best in Perth but for a lot of us it was a first hit-out in about six weeks.Despite being the No.1 ranked team in the world and the reigning Four Nations champions, the Kiwis were largely written off by sections of the local media before their 17-16 win over the hosts.With the excitement surroundiing Sam Burgess return and the appointment of Wayne Bennett as coach, confidence was high in England following the 2-1 series win over the Kiwis a year ago. Cheap Jaguars Jerseys. But after the Shaun Johnson-inspired tourists spoiled the party Waerea-Hargreaves said theres a belief coursing through a team that have made a habit of finding their best form for major tournaments.Weve been based in Leeds after being in London and weve had a great camp, he said.I really love Leeds, its a fun place to be based and as a group the boys are very close.I think that was shown in that defensive effort against England, everyone just kept turning up for one another.Australia are a great side but were pretty good as well and we know that if were at our best theres no reason why we cant win. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '