Powdrell was a 5th-year starting fullback for the USC Trojans
heading into the 2006 season. In the highly anticipated season
opening matchup with Arkansas, he lead the team in receiving.
The following week, against Nebraska, things took a turn for the
a handoff and cutting left, two Cornhuskers converged on Powdrell
and made the tackle--but in bringing him down, rolled his leg,
dislocating and breaking his ankle in the process, and leaving
it bent 90 degrees the wrong way.
The YouTube clip below is not pleasant to watch.