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Clay Helton media call tidbits

* Utah outplayed us, they won 1-on-1’s, they won tackles in space, they won routes

* Tyler Huntley hurt us in open space, we had some opportunities in open space for sacks, he played a very good game.

* John Houston played like a warrior, called the defense for Cameron Smith. Ajene Harris was absolutely a stud in my eyes, he lost his father Friday morning and elected to play for his brothers on Saturday.

* Our run game was not assignment mistakes, guys losing blocks

* Matt Fink, 3 broken ribs, out for this week. J.T. Daniels in concussion protocol. Jack Sears will prepare as starter. Jack has not had a ton of reps, we won’t try to re-invent the wheel. Holden Thomas would the emergency

* Other injuries: Olaijah Griffin (shoulder), Jonathan Lockett (hip), Talanoa Hufanga (lower back), Marvell Tell (bumps & bruises), Malik Dorton (ankle), Brandon Pili (shoulder), Christian Rector (AC sprain), John Houston (hand & rib), Jordan Iosefa (AC sprain), Cameron Smith (hamstring), Aca’Cedric Ware (AC sprain)



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Garry Paskwietz

A 1988 graduate of USC with a degree in Sports Information. Worked in sports marketing for LA Lakers and Miller Brewing Company. Began covering the Trojans in 1996 with the Trojan Football Fax. Founded WeAreSC in November 1998 with stints at Scout and ESPN. Emmy-winner while covering high school football at Fox Sports West.


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