Dec 30, 2013; San Antonio, TX, USA; Oregon Ducks head coach Mark Helfrich watches on the sidelines during the first half against the Texas Longhorns at Alamo Dome. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Oregon coach Mark Helfrich jokes about losing Juju Smith to USC


Well, they do say humor is a great coping mechanism.

Oregon Ducks head coach Mark Helfrich didn’t sound too bitter about Juju Smith’s decision to commit to the USC Trojans Wednesday. KEZI 9 sports anchor Erik Elken tweeted Helfrich’s humorous response to a question about Smith electing to be a Trojan:

Thought happy with his class, Helfrich did say the Ducks would’ve liked to add some size on either of the lines:

To check out some fans’ opinions on Oregon’s class, head on over to this piece on Oregon Live and read the responses of the comment-section denizens. Assessments range from enthusiastic to cautiously optimistic to sky-is-falling panic. So, you know, the usual.
[H/T: College Spun]

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