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Will Helton follow through on run-first offense?

by Greg Katz

LOS ANGELES – USC Trojans head coach Clay Helton has repeatedly said that his No. 1 off-season priority for his budding program is to instill physicality into the “trenches.”

As it pertains to physicality, no area on Helton’s football team will be under more scrutiny that his running game, something he has harped upon as both an interim and permanent head coach of the storied Men of Troy.

But more than just physicality, at stake will also be Helton’s own credibility. He has been on record as saying that a power rushing game ranks right at the top of the list in defining his offensive philosophy.

Will he walk the walk as well as talk the talk?

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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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