With Jay Toia in the transfer portal, the fanboy media will go into overdrive to promote defensive tackle Jamar Sekona, who should see significant playing time.
And what about Alabama-transfer Ishmael Sopsher?
Well, the good news is he is walking around and no longer relying on a mobility scooter following surgery for compartment syndrome.
- Now let’s look at a quote from a Pac-12 assistant in the Athletic about USC defensive coordinator Todd Orlando that is similar to what I said about Orlando all last season.
- “Orlando keeps people guessing, but I don’t think they’re very technique sound on defense. There are no adjustments to his defenses. If you crack that code, you’ve go them. They don’t have adjustments to formations. They just do what they do.”
Here’s a post from last November where I criticized Orlando for the mechanics and alignment of his defense, and not plugging the gaps, among other things.