September 24, 2010 at 12:06 PM EDT

Image Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images; Albert L. Ortega/PR PhotosBuffy grad Marc Blucas has landed the male lead opposite Callie Thorne in the USA pilot Necessary Roughness, sources confirm to me exclusively.

Roughness centers on a female shrink (Thorne) who becomes the therapist for a professional football team. After succeeding beyond expectations, she is sought after by other athletes, musicians, politicians, and those living in the spotlight who all want her unique brand of tough-love therapy.

Blucas will play the team’s hunky trainer and a romantic foil for Thorne.

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