Farmer survives spider scare
USC receiver George Farmer was bitten on his arm by a brown recluse spider last month near his L.A. home and had to have his arm scraped this week to remove all remnants of the bite, sources close to the player told ESPNLosAngeles.com. He is expected to be OK.
Brown recluse spider bites are known for being especially fierce and potentially fatal, although the majority can be treated without much incident.
A USC spokesperson confirmed the incident, adding that Farmer should be able to complete in football activities in one to two weeks after being treated by university doctors.
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