USC offensive coordinator Clay Helton defended the third-and-goal call from the 1-yard line against Notre Dame when the Trojans lost three yards on a Wildcat formation with Javorius Allen.
“We have a lot of faith in (Allen),” Helton said. “He scored two touchdowns the previous game. The Wildcat worked really well for us before when Silas Redd had two explosive runs.” Full story here
Meanwhile, defensive end Devon Kennard was named a quarterfinalist for the Lott Award this morning.