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Helton enjoys benefits of veteran QB’s

by Garry Paskwietz

Spring ball is often a time of teaching, for coaches to work with players on installing the playbook or mastering fundamentals, but what happens when a player is an experienced veteran such as Cody Kessler who has 27 career starts under his belt?

USC offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Clay Helton has been through the situation before in 2012 when Matt Barkley was entering his senior year, and now he gets to go through it with Kessler, the Bakersfield, California, native who has already set numerous USC records and will — like Barkley — enter his final season as a strong Heisman Trophy contender.

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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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