USC blind long snapper Jake Olson snaps on extra point

03 September, 2017, 07:56 | Author: Felix Jensen
  • Blind Long Snapper Jake Olson Was Put In The Game For A Successful PAT

The Trojans have their top rusher back as well, and Ronald Jones II won't have to split carries this season with Justin Davis, now with the Los Angeles Rams.

Olson, with the help of the umpire and his teammates, got lined up and delivered a flawless snap for a 49-31 advantage and final score. Carr added 69 yards and two scores on his seven carries.

The USC Trojans started off shaky at home to Western Michigan on Saturday, but, boy, did they finish strong.

USC went on to win the game, 49-31, with Olson's extra point being the exclamation mark on the victory. The snap was clean.

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His first came late in the first half near midfield. They helped offset an up-and-down performance from preseason Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback Sam Darnold. The pass, arriving behind Petite, was tipped, then picked off by cornerback Darius Phillips.

Darnold will experience his first season opener as starting quarterback at USC and many believe it will be his last.

Unfortunately for the Broncos, that's when USC decided it was time to turn to its rushing attack and put the game away. However, the USC offense stalled after their first drive, going 0-for-3 on third downs thereafter for three straight three-and-outs.

USC kicked off the 2017 season by casting a shadow over all the offseason hype surrounding the No. 4 Trojans, struggling to best the Western Michigan Broncos.

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