USC and Jaxson Dart Blow the Doors Off WSU

USC scores 45 unanswered points in dominant win over Washington State

Day of debuts: QB Jaxson Dart shines in interim coach Donte Williams first game

Steve Henson (LA Times)  —  The debut of the day was that of USC interim coach Donte Williams, who replaced the fired Clay Helton after last week’s debacle against Stanford.

Another debut eclipsed even Williams leading the Trojans to a 45-14 victory at Washington State on Saturday.

Quarterback Jaxson Dart, a freshman who was the national high school player of the year in 2020, was thrust into the game after Kedon Slovis was injured on the first series.

And Dart delivered, overcoming early jitters to complete 30 of 46 passes for 391 yards and four touchdowns. He connected with Drake London 13 times for 170 yards and two touchdowns. Gary Bryant Jr. and Kyle Ford also caught touchdown passes.

The USC defense, porous throughout the first half, stiffened in the second half and contributed a touchdown when Drake Jackson forced a fumble on a sack in the end zone and the ball was recovered by Tuli Tuipulotu.

USC CB Jayden Williams and S Xavion Alford tackle WSU WR Calvin Jackson Jr. during the first half Saturday. (Young Kwak / AP)

The victory improved USC to 2-1 and 1-0 under Williams, who was demonstrative and celebratory on the sideline as his team pulled away in the second half.

Dart’s 391 yards passing were the most by a Trojan in his debut and his performance likely will create a quarterback controversy when Slovis — the starter since 2019 — returns.

Last season at Corner Canyon High in Draper, Utah, Dart threw 67 touchdown passes and for 4,691 yards to go along with 1,195 rushing yards and 12 rushing touchdowns.

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LawyerJohn
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September 19, 2021 8:47 pm

I just can’t get over the fact the “Jesus-moment” feeling came into the SC fans’ bosoms, both male and female, this week… In your dreams, would one have imagined SC losing in a cruel fashion, leading to Helton’s Respectful Goodbye….And respect is due him, now that we can look back. ‘Time heals all wounds.’ But what a wonderful feeling I have on this cool Sunday night in ‘The City of Angels’— the greatest city in the world, Los Angeles. Well, there might be a bit of a dispute over that, but does it matter? Those emotions come to me through… Read more »

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September 19, 2021 6:14 pm

I think Donte will make himself some big money this year. I would bet some of my credits he ends up with a head coaching gig somewhere. He is all culture all the time.

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September 19, 2021 6:01 pm

LOL>>>>> Watching tidbits of different press conferences after some of the NFL games …..After Raiders beat Steelers (I’m paraphrasing) Derek Carr started his press conference with something like “How about that Fresno State ….And how are they NOT in the Pac-12 ” …..Oh and he also said >>>”By the way I feel like Fresno State is the best team in California “.

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September 19, 2021 10:22 pm
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Keep an eye on Cincy. As the Bearcats go in the polls, so does Fickell for the SC job.

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September 20, 2021 6:36 am
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I am pretty much okay with the AP poll, but the coaches poll I am not. How does Fresno beat ucla and still be ranked below them. I don’t always believe these coaches give it a lot of thought. It is also time for Texas A&M to take a big drop, they haven’t really had a hard game and eventually they will and lose it.

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September 19, 2021 1:34 pm

Thank goodness the backup QB Dart had the moxie to stay focused and the talent to get the football to the receivers. But it sure looked ugly for close to the whole first half. And that was due to the OL! OK maybe WSU has a decent defense. But surely not up to the talent level USC has supposedly on the other side. This time the porous OL execution almost got two QBs hurt. Don’t have a clue what the OL position coaches has been teaching but it’s not what will be needed playing better teams than WSU. As for… Read more »

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September 19, 2021 1:25 pm

I’m not into pre-season prognostications, instead waiting until the season is 1/4 completed, 3-games in, to make predictions: Oregon St– I thought they would cover against a poor Hawaii team, but SC looked like more of a lock vs Washington St. until it started pouring. Beavers will be no pushovers, but it would be appalling if SC lost this game. WIN At Colorado. I took a loss when Texas A&M failed to beat up the Buffaloes like Minnesota did yesterday. At least the weather won’t be the late October type. WIN Utah– Lost to BYU and now San Diego St.,… Read more »

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September 19, 2021 12:15 pm

Slovis can transfer and use this season as a redshirt year. Similar to the JT Daniels situation. I’m thinking the job is still Slovis’, but keep him on a short leash

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September 19, 2021 12:07 pm

Question, did SC make changes in the O Line personnel in the second half? If so, something you know who would not do.

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September 19, 2021 4:19 pm
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I heard from the Fox Broadcast guys that one of our frosh tackles was pulled and the upperclassman that played the position last year was put into the game.

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September 20, 2021 5:56 pm
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Saw McKenzie a lot in the 2nd half at RT. Didn’t pay attention to whether they just pulled Monheim, or slid him to LT and sat Ford…

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September 19, 2021 12:02 pm

You can have the dancing, prancing NFL; all I want is college football. And Donte Williams. So I will continue to campaign for him to be the next SC coach, beyond 2021. He (and Jaxson) lit a fire under this ex-introverted team.

But now Donte has a tough decision regarding his quarterbacks. The unwritten rule in sports is that when your No. 1 player goes down with an injury, and the No. 2 plays a great game in his stead, you still instill No. 1 back in the game when he is healthy….

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September 19, 2021 12:06 pm
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Hopefully the coaching staff will make an unbiased decision with you know who out of the way.
P.S. LJ how’s that pile of 30K TDB coins feel sifting through your fingers? Nice win.

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September 19, 2021 12:56 pm
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Thanks for the support, Golden Trojan, you and John are my only allies here, and I note you won 10,000 units on that game, keeping you alive after your losses with Alabama and sucla bets. And I liked your comment about whether it was best to lead a long average life or a short exciting life. I would prefer a long exciting life.

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September 20, 2021 6:08 pm
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I recall vast majority not wanting that a couple of years ago… I think the displaced #1 went into obscurity playing for a chump team down South… I also recall that when the said #2 player had his breakout game, everybody was commenting on how he “lifted up” the team with his attitude, and the (un)said #1 couldn’t do that. Now we seem to be saying the same thing about #1 & #2 of this season. Oh, and do recall that time when a certain #3 QB lit up Utah, and there were rumblings about him starting the following week.… Read more »

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September 19, 2021 11:18 am

Panthers (and Sam Darnold) winning 17-0 ……Darnold is 14/18….201 yds…….2TD’s

Chris
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September 19, 2021 12:41 pm
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I didn’t start him. I started Burrow instead who has negative points. Should’ve known better.

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September 19, 2021 10:14 am
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As I have said before I am not in on Franklin. We have just fired the absolute worst in-game coach in the history of football and we could possibly go to “I’m not convinced he is that good of an in-game coach”? That would not be close to a home run hire.

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September 19, 2021 10:16 am
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Would pass on Franklin.
But Luke Fickell and Matt Campbell would be great choices.
It would take a great package to get them to leave their situations.
It would be great to get a younger coach but who has been through
the mill as a HC.
Room to grow but enough experience to have learnt from mistakes.

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September 19, 2021 11:14 am
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Fickell brought his team back yesterday but they played very sloppy, penalties and a turnover. He has Notre Dame in 2 weeks. A win there and he has to go top of Bohn’s list and they know each other well.

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September 19, 2021 1:44 pm
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Just Don’t think Franklin is a top tier coach. His teams don’t steadily improve to win division or conference championships. He can build programs but not championship level.

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September 19, 2021 3:38 pm
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I will await the downsides to see if my opinion is swayed.

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September 19, 2021 4:26 pm
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I keep seeing Franklin’s mug on TV and, if you take off his glasses and shave off the goatee, you’ve got Clay Helton with a little bit of a tan. IMO…. For that reason alone, pass! Let the nittany perverts of PSU enjoy him.

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September 19, 2021 4:34 pm
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Also, I think Franklin gets about $ 9 million/year! He ain’t worth that much.

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September 19, 2021 9:45 am

Click on my computer …..Google “College Sports Headlines ” ……..and see a headline that reads >>>”UCLA Upset by Fresno State ” ……Now that is a good way to start a day …….FIGHT ON !!!!!

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September 19, 2021 9:17 am

Reggie tossed out Deion Sanders yesterday. No go for us, but I really do think he will be the #1 guy for FSU. He is charismatic enough to recruit at elite levels. Get him some coaches and he could be great there.

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September 19, 2021 7:58 am

The reason Fresno St beat ucla is because they are that good. They have been playing good ball all season and get better each week. That is why I bet on them every week. They are very very well coached and motivated, DeBoer has to be considered for the USC job no doubt. Perhaps now they will get the recognition they deserve and be rated in the top 25 after giving Oregon the game with two fumbles and beating ucla after giving them two touchdowns on fumbles, with an injured QB that stayed in to play and win. Of course… Read more »

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September 19, 2021 8:32 am
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Let’s also remember that the bRuins are not very good. They beat a really bad LSU team and the overreaction that followed was silly. Chip has been terrible. He doesn’t like to recruit and it shows. He’s an OK play caller, but everyone knows how to play against uptempo spread now. This is the first of many losses this year for that team.

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September 19, 2021 3:45 pm
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The thing I can’t ignore is that had Fresno held on to the ball against Oregon, they would have won. They played Oregon really tough even though Oregon had gained momentum. The score over ucla would have been really embarrassing for ucla had Fresno not turned over twice for td’s. They also beat Uconn and CalPoly by gigantic scores in each. They are one of the few teams to have four games in.

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September 19, 2021 7:48 am

I sat in awe of USC, Donte, and the turnaround that happened against WSU. An incredible comeback in such a stylish way was way overdue for us fans. Dart is obviously the guy, even if Slovis is healthy and I am a big Slovis fan. Still problems with the run game but otherwise it seemed the passing game looked a lot different. Donte has a tough decision to make this week.

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September 19, 2021 10:07 am
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It will be interesting to see going forward. WSU said going in they were going to stuff the box, which they did most of the time. But they still were in the backfield when they only rushed 4. But they payed heavily for this due to the Superman like performance of Dart. If Fart is in there (or Slovis finds a way to get his head on straight) teams will have to start double teaming the receivers opening up running lanes.
There were plenty of plays were Dart had plenty of time to throw, that at least is an improvement.

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September 19, 2021 10:19 am
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agree with you that there are players in Slovis’ corner, also read a lot of good comments from players about Dart. What made Darts performance even better was that he did it with his knee hurt not allowing him to use his legs as much as he normally would. Fact is that Slovis is having a big problem getting out of his own head. I think his body has healed but he is holding himself back. Dart can run much better and currently is throwing a much better long ball. I feel for Slovis but he may no longer be… Read more »

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September 19, 2021 1:57 pm
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Who’s to say Slovis wouldn’t have rallied the offense if the OL had kept him on his feet. Slovis is your starter and has the game experience. You don’t pull a QB who shows he can win. You pull O-linemen who can’t protect the QB and open holes for RBs!

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September 19, 2021 3:53 pm
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If Slovis can win the games, it is fine for me if Dart sits and waits his turn. Slovis has paid his dues and I agree with Jamaica that you put in a lineman that wants to protect his qb.

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September 19, 2021 3:50 pm
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Dart’s mobility is effective for our offense as he naturally moves the pocket where Slovis is a pure drop back passer. This is one major reason Dart was so effective, it allowed him time for routes to develop and go through his reads. Slovis usually doesn’t have time, and this whole situation is not because of Slovis, it is because of the O line just like it was with JT. JT now has time and is quite successful at Georgia.

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September 19, 2021 4:40 pm
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the decision may be put off another week—that injury was a significant whip-lash type injury in my view. Slovis may be laid up longer than a week…

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September 19, 2021 7:42 am

After thinking about yesterday’s game, I had this perspective: most of the first half was a redux of the Huggs the Cat era. It reminded us of why the HC change was LONG overdue. But the rest of that wonderful game showed how emphatic positive leadership with high expectations can bring the best from talented players.

It’s a long season, but what a beautiful start!

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September 19, 2021 9:48 am
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Not to mention what the bRuin game did for our recruiting image in Los Angeles. I was getting sick every time I heard the Powder Blue fans saying the tide is about to turn. JMHO

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September 19, 2021 7:25 am

Sorry I missed the best half of SC football since Sam left. Granted it was against a bad team with a lousy pass defense, but Clay’s Cats never did it absent Sam. Dart passes for about 400 yards, the team plays its best 2nd half in 4 years, the D made major adjustments, and SC has hope. I really hope Donte can keep it going. And, he has to play Dart, even if Kedon can play next week. Dart can beat Utah and ND and ASU and BYU and UCLA. Doubt Kedon can.

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September 19, 2021 8:32 am
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We all know where Dorrell will end up…gone. He may not last the season he is so bad, different from Helton but similar in some ways, all bad.

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September 19, 2021 3:54 pm
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The coaching search should also be going on at Colorado right now.

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September 18, 2021 11:37 pm
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Take the time and watch a replay of the 4th quarter, it was amazing. The Mountain West has the Pac-12’s number today.

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September 19, 2021 6:21 pm
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It was amazing to watch, bolstered, of course, by the correct result!

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September 19, 2021 7:16 am
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Well, UCLA chokes again. Bruins cannot help being Bruins! Did not expect it, but not bothered by it. Even though I beat against it. Looks like both of us overestimated the Bruins. Looks like Fresno took away the Bruin power run game and forced DTR and their D to win the game. D could not do it.

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September 19, 2021 8:35 am
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It is always great to see someone become a believer. Go Bulldogs.

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September 19, 2021 8:34 am
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Did you pay attention to how many upsets yesterday? We counted 12, not even figuring the spread, just plain upsets. What an exciting day, except perhaps for Vegas.

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September 19, 2021 9:44 am
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Alan, this has been a spectacular week for so many reasons: -Helton fired(finally) -Donte holds the team together, and we fight our way back to a big victory -Dart looks like the second coming of Sam Darnold( a generational player) -fucla blows it against FSU, and their perfect season is over. They may come back to earth, and were listening to too much hype at ESPN, about how they could crash the playoffs. -And to top it off, SC BB beats out Baylor and the bruins for a 5 Star center I don’t see how it gets any better than… Read more »

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September 18, 2021 11:26 pm

Seriously, what a great game by Bulldog QB. Just awesome!

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September 18, 2021 11:09 pm

Horrible day for pac 12. I’m hoping it gets worse in the next few minutes, let’s go Bulldogs!

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September 18, 2021 11:24 pm
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Wow, that kid is a gamer.

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September 18, 2021 9:42 pm

Looks like Florida St will have a job opening soon as well.

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September 18, 2021 9:33 pm

Looks like BYU would be 2-0 in the PAC South too, Tied with San Diego St. What the hell is going on! Ha! And if Fresno beats UCLA, the Mountain West Conference is our Daddy! Go figure College Football. That’s why we can love it and hate it all at the same time

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September 18, 2021 9:21 pm

23-10 Fresno over UCLA. Go Bulldogs!

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September 18, 2021 9:06 pm

Upset Bruin? 20-10 Fresno late second

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September 18, 2021 9:01 pm

Fresno is better than LSU.

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September 18, 2021 8:50 pm

Fresno leading UCLA 13-7 now.

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September 18, 2021 8:02 pm

San Diego State just beat Utah .

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September 18, 2021 8:48 pm
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This game was great in that I was listening to the radio broadcast while doing chores around the house. I can’t remember the last time I listened to a radio broadcast. I thought for USC was going to lose when they fell behind 14-0 and was happy with how they came back. This would never happen under Helton. We would have folded since we would have been shell shocked. Happy with the win!

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September 18, 2021 9:19 pm
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Now the question is who do you start next week. Jaxson or Kedon?

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September 18, 2021 9:20 pm
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All I needed to know about Donte happened very late in the game. WSU was trying to get a late score against the 2nd and 3rd teamers and many players on the sidelines were seated on the bench not paying attention or standing around joking with each other. Obviously Clay allowed this. Donte yelled at them to get up and get to the sidelines for their teammates on the field. A culture change will help get this Trojan team back to where we all expect them to be.

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September 18, 2021 9:37 pm
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I understand the sentiment. Helton will never miss another meal cause SC set him and his family up financially for life. I’ll be real curious to see if he gets another head coaching job, and where. Maybe his brother’s conference

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September 18, 2021 7:45 pm

Utah having a bit of trouble with San Diego State .

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September 18, 2021 7:20 pm

After a bad start they kept it together and just played football. Halftime adjustments we definitely made. Dart looked poised and other than the interception (which was basically a punt) he played great. After the half, the offense and the defense were finally on the same page and played inspired! Hopefully we get more of this next week, anxiously awaiting to see what the crowd looks like!

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September 18, 2021 8:08 pm
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IMO Dontae is the only current coach that is a must retain guy. His recruiting skills and connections are too valuable for any new HC to let go. I might consider So’oto because he is so close to the Polynesian community. But to be brutally honest, if the new guy cleans house and brings in a whole staff of his guys I am OK with that.

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September 18, 2021 8:12 pm
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I would like to keep Dontae as well, but at the very least he would have to keep the same titles and that might be tough for a new coach to swallow.

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September 18, 2021 8:20 pm
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The downside of having an interim guy is they can look really good over a small sample size. That fools gold can lead to bad long term decisions. No knock on Dontae but I think an experienced guy is needed to take on the rebuild that is needed. Keeping Dontae as an assistant or even assistant head coach is ok with me. Even if he goes undefeated I still don’t give him the HC job. I wonder what Bohn told Dontae when he gave him the job. Any expectation he would get a chance at the HC job?

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September 18, 2021 8:36 pm
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I read he would be told that he would be considered, but Bohn also said there is no substitute for HC experience.

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September 18, 2021 8:40 pm
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I read that too. But it was a pretty ambiguous statement. Kinda like a non denial denial. The only thing we know for sure is that Clay is gone. And that is a good thing.

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September 18, 2021 9:13 pm
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I won’t mind if the search is done quietly and professionally. Bohn has already done a better job than Haden or Swann.

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September 18, 2021 9:32 pm
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As I call it a night UCLA is losing at the half. Do you think you can handle a Saturday that USC wins & UCLA loses? Christmas comes early.

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September 19, 2021 5:31 am
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Those two are failed examples of the
“They Get USC” misplaced philosophy.

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September 19, 2021 5:25 am
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True, things change rapidly…but, dynasties take a little longer.

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September 18, 2021 7:17 pm

Oregon woke up .

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September 18, 2021 6:38 pm

The team that is giving Oregon a little trouble tonight got blown out last season by Maine University .

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September 18, 2021 7:15 pm
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stony brook

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September 18, 2021 6:27 pm

The local NY Media consider Stony Brook Univ ( from Long Island NY ) to be a program that is BARELY Division 1 level ……..and Oregon should be rolling over them (which they ain’t ) .

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September 18, 2021 6:29 pm
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Oregon appears to play to the level of their opponent.

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September 18, 2021 5:15 pm

Well, I left at half. I then was able to catch up in mid 4th Q. I could not believe it! It appears SC actually made some half time adjustments and a different team showed up in the second half. Allen was right about Dart. The staff must play him as he has a much higher potential than Kedon. It was like Darnold replacing Browne. The OL play was still awful – GH does not know how to scheme runs. If this team improves, and the only way that happens is with Dart, it will be a difficult out for… Read more »

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September 18, 2021 7:51 pm
Reply to  TrojanRJJ

Earlier in the week Allen said Harrell and Orlando will be replaced at the end of the season. Now I agree whole heartedly. There was adjustment on defense but the line couldn’t move a grape downhill. I hope Donte gets on that Monday.