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Okay, so if anyone was worried after watching Jordan Wynn, and my earlier assessment didn’t appease you, this should. Jim McMahon, Steve Young, Ty Detmer, Philip Rivers, Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart and Vince Young have all been coached by none other than Norm Chow!
This guy has been coaching since 1973, and has spent five years total coaching in the Pac-10. I believe this was the best offseason move by Whittingham, who is smart enough to know that the best way to win in the new division is to bring in someone who knows the division.
Chow is a perfect fit in Utah, given his ties to the state (played and coached at Utah and BYU respectively), and his knack for getting the most out of his quarterbacks (need I say more than is written above). Chow looks to be the Utes' secret weapon in the new Pac-12.
If you weren’t convinced by the impressive resume above, then all you have to do is turn on that DVR and re-watch the opening series, and maybe the second series. Chow couldn’t have scripted this more perfectly, given that this young team hasn’t had a chance to truly grasp all of the components of this new complex offense.
Coach Chow let them ease into it, producing back-to-back touchdown drives. I know that the defense helped them out a whole lot, and again we’re talking Montana State, but you’ve got to be happy about how things are shaping up. Coaches Whittingham and Chow were not overly satisfied with their team’s performance, but it’s bound to get better!
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