Clay Helton doesn’t expect Utah to miss a beat with Troy Williams starting at QB

As the USC Trojans gear up to face the Utah Utes on Saturday, USC’s defense is faced with the conundrum of preparing for a backup quarterback.

Utah star gunslinger Tyler Huntley was injured on September 22 against Arizona and missed last week’s 23-20 loss to Stanford. Troy Williams started in his place and struggled. Williams was just 2o-of-39 on his passing attempts for 238 yards, 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions.

However, USC head coach Clay Helton believes preparing for either quarterback doesn’t require much deviation, per Ryan Abraham of Scout.

Abraham did expound the point a bit.

Tyler Huntley had quietly been one of the Pac-12’s more exciting quarterbacks through 3.5 games, racking up 966 yards through the air, another 208 on the ground and 9 total touchdowns.

His absence from the field for Utah — he’s listed as doubtful for Saturday’s game against USC — was a clear factor in their first loss of the season to Stanford.

USC hosts Utah on Saturday at 5 p.m., with the game being televised on ABC.

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