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Discussion in 'GarryP's Trojan Huddle' started by ErikMcKinney, Jan 7, 2020.

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  2. Dirtbag 73

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    Erik, why wait til after the Alabama game to remove Coach Helton as head coach? If it’s done now, then we jump start the 2020 season rather than waste it.
     
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    How is the search for the DC going? We hear the conjecture of candidates. Is there a front runner? Is there even an official list of candidates?
     
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    A couple of years back one of our highly regarded recruits went on a two-year Mormon mission. Who was it? Whatever happened to him? Is he coming back to USC at any time? Would he still be highly regarded? I guess my question is: Is he still a viable option for us?
     
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    Erik, with a homerun hire at Defensive Coordinator and bringing in a LB Coach like Chris Claiborne, could you see any scenario in which Justin Flowe could have second thoughts and come back to USC via the Transfer Portal before the,season like Chris Steele and Bru McCoy?
     
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    When does spring practice start? Will JTD be ready?
     
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    Is there any recruits still on the radar for this season or is it just transfer portal hopefuls?
     
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    Tayler Katoa - good timing on the question. It's been two years
     
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    Erik, in very brief terms, who might be the top prospects for us in the following areas:
    * final signing day adds
    *transfer portal pickups
    *JC Transfers
     
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    Erik, is it true: 2 high school all-star games and just 1 top recruit signed?

    (I know it's true, I'd just like to hear you go off on the subject again.)
     
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    Erik, It now seems they spent 2 weeks deciding whether to keep Helton or not and once decided it was cheaper to keep him as a figure head and opted to upgrade the d cord and special teams coach like they did with Harrell last year.

    Do you believe there was a serious coaching search? Where any feelers sent out to gauge interest and to whom?
     
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    Erik,
    We've heard from Mike Bohn and Clay Helton about now having the "tools and resources necessary to build a championship team". Do you have any idea what tools and resources they are referring too? Do they plan on hiring more staff like the top programs (Per their websites Ohio State has 53 football staffers, Clemson has 47 and USC has 34)? Do you think improvements in "tools and resources" (excluding players and coaches) will have any noticeable effect on game day performance? Is there anything going on behind the scenes to make us believe this wasn't just some bull shit statment?
     
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    Erik, any talk of an actual competition at QB seems like a fabrication to me. I happen to be one of those who thought under very adverse circumstances that Daniels played well in 2018. But IMO, Slovis is a phenom. As a pure passer and everything that goes into it - arm strength, accuracy, leading the receiver, tight windows, touch on all throws, quick release, etc. - I've never seen a better one at USC.

    To me it seems like Slovis is on another level. What do you think?
     
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    UCLA guard Chris Murray just entered the transfer portal. 2-year starter. If he used his redshirt year next year to sit out, he'd be a redshirt junior in 2021. Was a 4-star recruit that was down to USC and UCLA, and his family favored SC but there were rumors of issues with Calloway. Do we have a good shot? Do you think he would consider a switch from the Bruins to Trojans now? He would fill a critical hole in 2 seasons.
     
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    I asked Erik this week. He said he does not have an update. It would be great to get him back from the Mission and into pads.
    Fight on! Beat the Tide! Fight on!
     
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    Without a coaching staff in place, is USC “mailing it in” with regards to recruiting? Seems like we are content with what we have.
     
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    It looks like Rocky Long is actively looking to be a DC somewhere, and there is a good chance the Zach Arnett may also become available. If USC were to actively go after either of the two, which would you prefer and why?
     
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    Erik,

    How often do you bang your head on the wall with these idiotic questions you get from these mouth breather " fans" ?
     
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    How many games do you think until Helton is bounced out of LA.
     

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