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Could Clay Helton be the one?

by Greg Katz

What was it that legendary baseball announcer Vin Scully said after Kirk Gibson’s famous ninth-inning, pinch-hit home run off of the Oakland A’s Dennis Eckersley in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series?

“In a year that has been so improbable the impossible has happened!”

And after the USC Trojans smashed No. 3 Utah 42-24 on Saturday night in a raucous Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, could Scully’s call eventually apply to Trojans interim head coach Clay Helton attaining the USC coaching job on a permanent basis?

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Garry Paskwietz
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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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