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In an indication of how seriously USF is taking quarterback Matt Grothe's hip injury, the Bulls have moved former quarterback Carlton Hill back to his old position, giving them another option at quarterback with 10 days before the season starts.
Grothe, who injured his hip Monday, attended practice this morning but did not participate for the second day in a row. Hill, who played quarterback at USF during the 2005 season, had been working at safety and receiver this fall.
Hill, a junior who played mostly quarterback at Pearl River Community College last season, shared repetitions at quarterback with junior Grant Gregory, who would step in as starter if Grothe can't recover by the Bulls' Sept. 1 season opener against Elon, and senior Anthony Severino.
Coach Jim Leavitt said Tuesday that Grothe's injury was a hip pointer, which is a bruise of the pelvic bone, but he told a teammate during practice "that's not what I have." We'll update this story after the morning practice ends.