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Whicker: USC and Clay Helton defy the critics and the odds, so now what?

Whicker: USC and Clay Helton defy the critics and the odds, so now what?

Get ready for another hot-seat season as the Trojans ignore the naysayers and bring back Helton, but what should the expectations be from here on out? Read full article: Whicker: USC and Clay Helton defy the cr...→

Whicker: USC and Clay Helton defy the critics and the odds, so now what?

Whicker: USC and Clay Helton defy the critics and the odds, so now what?

Get ready for another hot-seat season as the Trojans ignore the naysayers and bring back Helton, but what should the expectations be from here on out? Read full article: Whicker: USC and Clay Helton defy the cr...→

Whicker: Ed Orgeron has removed USC football from his rear-view, but not vice versa

Whicker: Ed Orgeron has removed USC football from his rear-view, but not vice versa

Passed over by USC when Steve Sarkisian was hired, Orgeron has made yet another triumphant coaching comeback. Read full article: Whicker: Ed Orgeron has removed USC foot...→

USC head coach Clay Helton will return for fifth season

USC head coach Clay Helton will return for fifth season

Following days of speculation, USC has decided to stay the course with its embattled football coach. Read full article: USC head coach Clay Helton will return f...→

Breaking News: Clay Helton to Return as Coach for USC Trojans in 2020

Breaking News: Clay Helton to Return as Coach for USC Trojans in 2020

The USC Trojans have announced that head coach Clay Helton will return to the football team for the 2020 season. Read full article: Breaking News: Clay Helton to Return as ...→

Day of confusion on Clay Helton unfolds as USC waits to make decision on his fate

Day of confusion on Clay Helton unfolds as USC waits to make decision on his fate

USC fans hoping to get some clarity on Sunday about the status of head football coach Clay Helton were left with only more confusion after their were conflicting reports regarding his future. Read full article: Day of confusion on Clay Helton unfolds ...→

Hotline newsletter: Pac-12 shifts position on NIL, ADs on night games, Mike Bohn on Clay Helton, UCLA’s search and more

*** The Pac-12 Hotline newsletter is published each Monday-Wednesday-Friday during the college sports season (and twice-a-week in the summer). This edition, from Nov. 20, has been made available in… Read full article: Hotline newsletter: Pac-12 shifts positi...→

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

No, it’s college football, a game in which 85 scholarships should fill the shelves for an entire season. Instead, the Trojans (4-3) are down to emergency supplies at some positions with five games left in their regular season, although the Read full article: Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into the...→

USC retains Clay Helton: The Trojans giveth (to the Pac-12), and the Trojans taketh away

USC retains Clay Helton: The Trojans giveth (to the Pac-12), and the Trojans taketh away

The notes of appreciation, sent from football offices throughout the Pac-12 and the Power Five, will soon start piling up on Carol Folt’s desk. The USC president did the competition a favor W… Read full article: USC retains Clay Helton: The Trojans giv...→

Top 4 priorities for Clay Helton now that he’s back as the USC football coach

Top 4 priorities for Clay Helton now that he’s back as the USC football coach

Evaluating the coaching staff and finishing up the recruiting class top Helton’s to-do list now that USC has decided to retain him for a fifth season. Read full article: Top 4 priorities for Clay Helton now tha...→

Clay Helton To Remain As USC Football Coach For 2020 Season

Clay Helton To Remain As USC Football Coach For 2020 Season

New USC Athletic Director Mike Bohn announced Wednesday that Clay Helton will remain the team's head coach going into the 2020 season. Read full article: Clay Helton To Remain As USC Football Co...→

For USC, the cost of keeping Clay Helton is greater than the cost of firing him

For USC, the cost of keeping Clay Helton is greater than the cost of firing him

*** Enjoy the Hotline’s coverage of Pac-12 football, basketball and business affairs? It’s available for $1 per week for a year or through a monthly rate: 99 cents for the first month and cancel an… Read full article: For USC, the cost of keeping Clay Helton...→

Keeler: Mike Bobo just became the Clay Helton of the Mountain West Conference

Keeler: Mike Bobo just became the Clay Helton of the Mountain West Conference

When your pitch man is a lame duck, and everybody from here to Pyongyang knows he’s a lame duck, it’s better to pull the trigger a year too soon than a year too late. Mike Bobo, 2-13 lifetime with … Read full article: Keeler: Mike Bobo just became the Clay H...→

Alexander: Mike Bohn, Clay Helton, Urban Meyer and a delicate decision for USC

Alexander: Mike Bohn, Clay Helton, Urban Meyer and a delicate decision for USC

The Trojans’ noisiest football supporters figure a new athletic director means Meyer will be coming aboard soon, but is that really the wisest course for a university rocked by so many recent… Read full article: Alexander: Mike Bohn, Clay Helton, Urban...→

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

A defensive resurgence and some new faces give the Trojans a badly-needed win over the Wildcats. Read full article: Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into the...→

Saturday Night Five: USC collapses, Helton cuts key staffers, Eason bolts UW, the muddled North and context on WSU

Saturday Night Five: USC collapses, Helton cuts key staffers, Eason bolts UW, the muddled North and context on WSU

Instant reaction to Pac-12 developments on, and off, the field … 1. It’s Groundhog Clay. Good news, USC fans: After the Holiday Bowl, coach Clay Helton said he plans to “go back and eva… Read full article: Saturday Night Five: USC collapses, Helt...→

USC retains coach Clay Helton despite fan dissatisfaction

USC retains coach Clay Helton despite fan dissatisfaction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has decided to retain Clay Helton, extending the head coach’s improbable 4 ½-year tenure atop the West Coast’s winningest college football program. New athletic director Mike Bohn announced the decision four days after the... Read full article: USC retains coach Clay Helton despite fa...→

Clay Helton is back at USC – here’s a look at his 5 years as head football coach

Clay Helton is back at USC – here’s a look at his 5 years as head football coach

Here’s a review of Helton’s Trojans tenure, from his interim start in 2015 to a difficult end to 2018 to surviving 2019. Read full article: Clay Helton is back at USC – here’s a lo...→

Clay Helton, USC staff carry on as they wait for decision on future

Clay Helton, USC staff carry on as they wait for decision on future

USC remains in its self-imposed purgatory, leaving Helton, the coaching staff and the players hanging as they wait for an indication about their fates, but the coaches have been out recruiting. Read full article: Clay Helton, USC staff carry on as they ...→

Clay Helton’s future at USC looms over UCLA game

Clay Helton’s future at USC looms over UCLA game

Despite all the rivalry storylines, the Trojans are 7-4 with coaching rumors swirling going into their crosstown showdown and regular-season finale at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Los Angeles Memoria… Read full article: Clay Helton’s future at USC looms over U...→

Whicker: Arizona blinked and USC freshman Kenan Christon was gone

Whicker: Arizona blinked and USC freshman Kenan Christon was gone

Trojans are plagued by injuries but they also have plenty of talented reserves, as Christon demonstrated Saturday. Read full article: Whicker: Arizona blinked and USC freshma...→

Whicker: Ed Orgeron has removed USC football from his rear-view, but not vice versa

Whicker: Ed Orgeron has removed USC football from his rear-view, but not vice versa

Passed over by USC when Steve Sarkisian was hired, Orgeron has made yet another triumphant coaching comeback. Read full article: Whicker: Ed Orgeron has removed USC foot...→

Saturday Night Five: USC collapses, Helton cuts key staffers, Eason bolts UW, the muddled North and context on WSU

Saturday Night Five: USC collapses, Helton cuts key staffers, Eason bolts UW, the muddled North and context on WSU

Instant reaction to Pac-12 developments on, and off, the field … 1. It’s Groundhog Clay. Good news, USC fans: After the Holiday Bowl, coach Clay Helton said he plans to “go back and eva… Read full article: Saturday Night Five: USC collapses, Helt...→

USC retains Clay Helton: The Trojans giveth (to the Pac-12), and the Trojans taketh away

USC retains Clay Helton: The Trojans giveth (to the Pac-12), and the Trojans taketh away

The notes of appreciation, sent from football offices throughout the Pac-12 and the Power Five, will soon start piling up on Carol Folt’s desk. The USC president did the competition a favor W… Read full article: USC retains Clay Helton: The Trojans giv...→

USC head coach Clay Helton will return for fifth season

USC head coach Clay Helton will return for fifth season

Following days of speculation, USC has decided to stay the course with its embattled football coach. Read full article: USC head coach Clay Helton will return f...→

Clay Helton is back at USC – here’s a look at his 5 years as head football coach

Clay Helton is back at USC – here’s a look at his 5 years as head football coach

Here’s a review of Helton’s Trojans tenure, from his interim start in 2015 to a difficult end to 2018 to surviving 2019. Read full article: Clay Helton is back at USC – here’s a lo...→

Clay Helton To Remain As USC Football Coach For 2020 Season

Clay Helton To Remain As USC Football Coach For 2020 Season

New USC Athletic Director Mike Bohn announced Wednesday that Clay Helton will remain the team's head coach going into the 2020 season. Read full article: Clay Helton To Remain As USC Football Co...→

Day of confusion on Clay Helton unfolds as USC waits to make decision on his fate

Day of confusion on Clay Helton unfolds as USC waits to make decision on his fate

USC fans hoping to get some clarity on Sunday about the status of head football coach Clay Helton were left with only more confusion after their were conflicting reports regarding his future. Read full article: Day of confusion on Clay Helton unfolds ...→

Keeler: Mike Bobo just became the Clay Helton of the Mountain West Conference

Keeler: Mike Bobo just became the Clay Helton of the Mountain West Conference

When your pitch man is a lame duck, and everybody from here to Pyongyang knows he’s a lame duck, it’s better to pull the trigger a year too soon than a year too late. Mike Bobo, 2-13 lifetime with … Read full article: Keeler: Mike Bobo just became the Clay H...→

Hotline newsletter: Pac-12 shifts position on NIL, ADs on night games, Mike Bohn on Clay Helton, UCLA’s search and more

*** The Pac-12 Hotline newsletter is published each Monday-Wednesday-Friday during the college sports season (and twice-a-week in the summer). This edition, from Nov. 20, has been made available in… Read full article: Hotline newsletter: Pac-12 shifts positi...→

Whicker: Arizona blinked and USC freshman Kenan Christon was gone

Whicker: Arizona blinked and USC freshman Kenan Christon was gone

Trojans are plagued by injuries but they also have plenty of talented reserves, as Christon demonstrated Saturday. Read full article: Whicker: Arizona blinked and USC freshma...→

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

A defensive resurgence and some new faces give the Trojans a badly-needed win over the Wildcats. Read full article: Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into the...→

USC retains coach Clay Helton despite fan dissatisfaction

USC retains coach Clay Helton despite fan dissatisfaction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has decided to retain Clay Helton, extending the head coach’s improbable 4 ½-year tenure atop the West Coast’s winningest college football program. New athletic director Mike Bohn announced the decision four days after the... Read full article: USC retains coach Clay Helton despite fa...→

Top 4 priorities for Clay Helton now that he’s back as the USC football coach

Top 4 priorities for Clay Helton now that he’s back as the USC football coach

Evaluating the coaching staff and finishing up the recruiting class top Helton’s to-do list now that USC has decided to retain him for a fifth season. Read full article: Top 4 priorities for Clay Helton now tha...→

Breaking News: Clay Helton to Return as Coach for USC Trojans in 2020

Breaking News: Clay Helton to Return as Coach for USC Trojans in 2020

The USC Trojans have announced that head coach Clay Helton will return to the football team for the 2020 season. Read full article: Breaking News: Clay Helton to Return as ...→

Clay Helton, USC staff carry on as they wait for decision on future

Clay Helton, USC staff carry on as they wait for decision on future

USC remains in its self-imposed purgatory, leaving Helton, the coaching staff and the players hanging as they wait for an indication about their fates, but the coaches have been out recruiting. Read full article: Clay Helton, USC staff carry on as they ...→

For USC, the cost of keeping Clay Helton is greater than the cost of firing him

For USC, the cost of keeping Clay Helton is greater than the cost of firing him

*** Enjoy the Hotline’s coverage of Pac-12 football, basketball and business affairs? It’s available for $1 per week for a year or through a monthly rate: 99 cents for the first month and cancel an… Read full article: For USC, the cost of keeping Clay Helton...→

Clay Helton’s future at USC looms over UCLA game

Clay Helton’s future at USC looms over UCLA game

Despite all the rivalry storylines, the Trojans are 7-4 with coaching rumors swirling going into their crosstown showdown and regular-season finale at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Los Angeles Memoria… Read full article: Clay Helton’s future at USC looms over U...→

Alexander: Mike Bohn, Clay Helton, Urban Meyer and a delicate decision for USC

Alexander: Mike Bohn, Clay Helton, Urban Meyer and a delicate decision for USC

The Trojans’ noisiest football supporters figure a new athletic director means Meyer will be coming aboard soon, but is that really the wisest course for a university rocked by so many recent… Read full article: Alexander: Mike Bohn, Clay Helton, Urban...→

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

No, it’s college football, a game in which 85 scholarships should fill the shelves for an entire season. Instead, the Trojans (4-3) are down to emergency supplies at some positions with five games left in their regular season, although the Read full article: Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into the...→

Whicker: Ed Orgeron has removed USC football from his rear-view, but not vice versa

Whicker: Ed Orgeron has removed USC football from his rear-view, but not vice versa

Passed over by USC when Steve Sarkisian was hired, Orgeron has made yet another triumphant coaching comeback. Read full article: Whicker: Ed Orgeron has removed USC foot...→

Saturday Night Five: USC collapses, Helton cuts key staffers, Eason bolts UW, the muddled North and context on WSU

Saturday Night Five: USC collapses, Helton cuts key staffers, Eason bolts UW, the muddled North and context on WSU

Instant reaction to Pac-12 developments on, and off, the field … 1. It’s Groundhog Clay. Good news, USC fans: After the Holiday Bowl, coach Clay Helton said he plans to “go back and eva… Read full article: Saturday Night Five: USC collapses, Helt...→

USC retains Clay Helton: The Trojans giveth (to the Pac-12), and the Trojans taketh away

USC retains Clay Helton: The Trojans giveth (to the Pac-12), and the Trojans taketh away

The notes of appreciation, sent from football offices throughout the Pac-12 and the Power Five, will soon start piling up on Carol Folt’s desk. The USC president did the competition a favor W… Read full article: USC retains Clay Helton: The Trojans giv...→

USC retains coach Clay Helton despite fan dissatisfaction

USC retains coach Clay Helton despite fan dissatisfaction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has decided to retain Clay Helton, extending the head coach’s improbable 4 ½-year tenure atop the West Coast’s winningest college football program. New athletic director Mike Bohn announced the decision four days after the... Read full article: USC retains coach Clay Helton despite fa...→

USC head coach Clay Helton will return for fifth season

USC head coach Clay Helton will return for fifth season

Following days of speculation, USC has decided to stay the course with its embattled football coach. Read full article: USC head coach Clay Helton will return f...→

Top 4 priorities for Clay Helton now that he’s back as the USC football coach

Top 4 priorities for Clay Helton now that he’s back as the USC football coach

Evaluating the coaching staff and finishing up the recruiting class top Helton’s to-do list now that USC has decided to retain him for a fifth season. Read full article: Top 4 priorities for Clay Helton now tha...→

Clay Helton is back at USC – here’s a look at his 5 years as head football coach

Clay Helton is back at USC – here’s a look at his 5 years as head football coach

Here’s a review of Helton’s Trojans tenure, from his interim start in 2015 to a difficult end to 2018 to surviving 2019. Read full article: Clay Helton is back at USC – here’s a lo...→

Breaking News: Clay Helton to Return as Coach for USC Trojans in 2020

Breaking News: Clay Helton to Return as Coach for USC Trojans in 2020

The USC Trojans have announced that head coach Clay Helton will return to the football team for the 2020 season. Read full article: Breaking News: Clay Helton to Return as ...→

Clay Helton To Remain As USC Football Coach For 2020 Season

Clay Helton To Remain As USC Football Coach For 2020 Season

New USC Athletic Director Mike Bohn announced Wednesday that Clay Helton will remain the team's head coach going into the 2020 season. Read full article: Clay Helton To Remain As USC Football Co...→

Clay Helton, USC staff carry on as they wait for decision on future

Clay Helton, USC staff carry on as they wait for decision on future

USC remains in its self-imposed purgatory, leaving Helton, the coaching staff and the players hanging as they wait for an indication about their fates, but the coaches have been out recruiting. Read full article: Clay Helton, USC staff carry on as they ...→

Day of confusion on Clay Helton unfolds as USC waits to make decision on his fate

Day of confusion on Clay Helton unfolds as USC waits to make decision on his fate

USC fans hoping to get some clarity on Sunday about the status of head football coach Clay Helton were left with only more confusion after their were conflicting reports regarding his future. Read full article: Day of confusion on Clay Helton unfolds ...→

For USC, the cost of keeping Clay Helton is greater than the cost of firing him

For USC, the cost of keeping Clay Helton is greater than the cost of firing him

*** Enjoy the Hotline’s coverage of Pac-12 football, basketball and business affairs? It’s available for $1 per week for a year or through a monthly rate: 99 cents for the first month and cancel an… Read full article: For USC, the cost of keeping Clay Helton...→

Keeler: Mike Bobo just became the Clay Helton of the Mountain West Conference

Keeler: Mike Bobo just became the Clay Helton of the Mountain West Conference

When your pitch man is a lame duck, and everybody from here to Pyongyang knows he’s a lame duck, it’s better to pull the trigger a year too soon than a year too late. Mike Bobo, 2-13 lifetime with … Read full article: Keeler: Mike Bobo just became the Clay H...→

Clay Helton’s future at USC looms over UCLA game

Clay Helton’s future at USC looms over UCLA game

Despite all the rivalry storylines, the Trojans are 7-4 with coaching rumors swirling going into their crosstown showdown and regular-season finale at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Los Angeles Memoria… Read full article: Clay Helton’s future at USC looms over U...→

Hotline newsletter: Pac-12 shifts position on NIL, ADs on night games, Mike Bohn on Clay Helton, UCLA’s search and more

*** The Pac-12 Hotline newsletter is published each Monday-Wednesday-Friday during the college sports season (and twice-a-week in the summer). This edition, from Nov. 20, has been made available in… Read full article: Hotline newsletter: Pac-12 shifts positi...→

Alexander: Mike Bohn, Clay Helton, Urban Meyer and a delicate decision for USC

Alexander: Mike Bohn, Clay Helton, Urban Meyer and a delicate decision for USC

The Trojans’ noisiest football supporters figure a new athletic director means Meyer will be coming aboard soon, but is that really the wisest course for a university rocked by so many recent… Read full article: Alexander: Mike Bohn, Clay Helton, Urban...→

Whicker: Arizona blinked and USC freshman Kenan Christon was gone

Whicker: Arizona blinked and USC freshman Kenan Christon was gone

Trojans are plagued by injuries but they also have plenty of talented reserves, as Christon demonstrated Saturday. Read full article: Whicker: Arizona blinked and USC freshma...→

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

No, it’s college football, a game in which 85 scholarships should fill the shelves for an entire season. Instead, the Trojans (4-3) are down to emergency supplies at some positions with five games left in their regular season, although the Read full article: Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into the...→

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into their bench to knock off Arizona

A defensive resurgence and some new faces give the Trojans a badly-needed win over the Wildcats. Read full article: Whicker: USC Trojans reach deep into the...→