Game thread -- USC vs ASU

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  1. VM805

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    Well Emperor Larry and his cronies up in StandInShitShow headquarters got exactly what they wanted. How's that for Pac-12 after dawn?
     
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    More than half the cardboard cutouts got up and left before the comeback.
     
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    God must be a Trojan!

    Grateful!

    We’ll take it!
     
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    Upper classmen not taking care of the ball (not to mention wagging a finger in an opposing coach’s face after a late incomplete) is like the definition of a Clay problem.

    A team’s lack of fundamentals and discipline is a reflection of the HC.
     
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    Helton has more lives than a cat. For 56 minutes this was a sorry spectacle for USC. It was blatantly evident that Herm and his assistants out-prepared, out-schemed and out-coached Helton and Harrell. We were getting beaten on both lines with our OL looking completely confused and physically weak. Then a streak of luck. Bru McCoy standing in the right place. A fortuitous bounce on an onside kick and finally a pass that narrowly missed being knocked down. I'll take the win, but this should not excuse or obscure the weaknesses, especially in the middle of the OL.

    On the positive side Slovis is a battler and leader and Drake London is a fabulous competitor (much less so is Tyler V). But for a few plays and getting fatigued late, I don't think the defense was all that bad; the secondary seems much improved as seen in ASU's final possession.

    We have to face reality: USC is not likely to become a viable championship contender against the likes of Oregon, but Helton is going nowhere.
     
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    Four on espn 2
     
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    The hardest team to beat on our schedule is Covid.
     
  8. LDIABootney

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    Happy for the players.
    Team needs to cut down mistakes.
    Team needs to increase speed on both sides of the ball
     
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    This is the kind of game SC hasn't won since McKay. In the PC years they either blew out teams due to superior talent (which was almost all the time), or they lost. Other than Bush Push and a few others, they seldom had to win in the clutch. Since then with the obvious exception of the great Rose Bowl win with Darnold, they still haven't been winning the tight ones.

    This is up there with the biggest Trojan miracles. I think you can say we were lucky without fear of contradiction.
    I must be getting soft. I know the game hasn't started yet, but I kind of wouldn't mind seeing the Domers beat Clemson. Shame on me, I know.
     
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    It wasn't speed, it was strength. Their lines were not good enough.
     
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    Yes, the 3rd quarter was a disaster. But the last half of 4th quarter was beautiful. Great comeback I am super happy.
     
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    True, not to mention all the other penalties he had.
     
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    Damn, I think I saw a cutout of Jake Olson throw up the deuces at halftime and it wasn't to say Fight On.
     
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    ASU has no passing game but we could not take advantage of it. Ultimately with plenty of time left they chose to pass instead of run and handed us the game We never stopped Daniels running all day.

    We win one we should not have. Haven’t seen that in years. Our team looks good but not great.
     
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    Team needs more speed and strength.
     
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    Yes, but those were against great teams. Having to do this vs. ASU, who was missing its best WR, isn't exactly like doing it at SB or vs. a great PSU team.
     
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  17. Who's High Pitch?

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    Wow, they're no longer on espn ocho?
     
  18. Who's High Pitch?

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    I'm pissed that ND gets clemson without lawrence.
     
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    DRAKE LONDON! Or should I say Wearwolfs of London, his catch was perfect. Warren Zevon reference lol
     

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