With another win Will Muschamp will have USC bowl eligible again. That’s no small feat for a team coming off a three win season and rolling out a two deep littered with first and second year players. Making the postseason has been a priority for Muschamp for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is getting his young team more experience and practice time. Check out the highlights of what Muschamp had to say about Western Carolina and check out a portion of his news conference below.
- Will Muschamp said Western Carolina offense uses a tempo game similar to Missouri.
- Chris Moody and AJ Turner are “questionable to doubtful” for the game, per Muschamp.
- Question: Will, do you talk to the guys much about the Citadel game last year?
- They have talked about seeking a 6th year for Donnell Stanley because of his ankle but he’s still trying to get ready to play now if needed.
- Muscahmp said he is pleased with how this senior class has bought in to his system and worked hard and invested in the new coaching staff’s vision.
- Muschamp said Jamari Smith is “totally committed to the team” and any future plans will be discussed at a later date.
- Muschamp said Brandon McIlwain has had a great attitude and is working hard in practice. Led a TD drive in :60 drill in practice recently.
- Muschamp’s advice to @MarcusLattimore at Heathwood Hall: “Win.”
- Muschamp said getting to a bowl game is especially important with a young team because of the extra practice time.
- Muschamp said they have a “laundry list” of things to work on on defense and they are attacking those things everyday.
- Muschamp said Jake Bentley is harder on himself than any of the coaches are. He’s always trying to get better.
WILL MUSCHAMP PREVIEWS WESTERN CAROLINA: