If you do not get enough aggravation from watching USC, it gets worse when you hear the post-game explanations.
Here’s a few favorites:
Why did wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown get only two touches? Clay Helton said USC designed a special package for St. Brown tonight called the “Ocho package.”
“We actually had a special package for Amon-Ra tonight. We’re trying to do everything we can to get the ball in our playmakers’ hands,” Helton said.
And what about tailback Stephen Carr, who had only 10 carries for 52 yards while Aca’Cedric Ware got 18 for 59 yards.
“You saw Stephen work just like we did the first game, mixing in all three tailbacks,’ Helton said.
USC’s 3 points were the fewest it scored against Stanford since 1941. It was only the third time the Trojans did not score a TD in the past 25 years, joining the 1997 Washington game and 2016 Alabama game.
“We never think any team could hold us to 3,” offensive coordinator Tee Martin said. “That’s just outrageous for us to even think about.
“I don’t care if you’re in Little League or wherever you are, you have to execute. We just didn’t do that.”