Utah Utes report card: Utes falter against USC

Published: Thursday, Oct. 4 2012 11:19 p.m. MDT

No one can place the defeat on just one guy, however. The entire offense must be more fluid in order to keep good opposing defenses — many of that type are still on the schedule — on their toes, and that won't happen if the offense throws the ball almost twice as much as it runs it. That's especially the case when Hays is far from a legitimate deep ball threat. Add re-considerations for the defense, and it appears as though the Utes will need to do some rethinking if they want to elude mediocrity. Grade: C

Rhett Wilkinson attends Utah State University and is the co-founder of Aggie BluePrint, USU's first student magazine. He's previously been an intern for the Deseret News. He can be reached at rhett.wilkinson@usu.edu or on Twitter: @wilklogan

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