USC football: 10 realistic head coach candidates to replace Clay Helton

USC football: 10 realistic head coach candidates to replace Clay Helton

After USC football fired Clay Helton, the Trojans have a big decision to make for their next head coach. Who will they take a look at?
Here we go once again. USC has as soon as again fired a head coach in the middle of the season … if you could call Week 2 the middle.
The Trojans sent Clay Helton packaging after his team was blown at the Coliseum by Pac-12 competing Stanford.
The end of the line for Helton implies an entire load of possibilities for USC and their next head coaching prospects.

Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin. (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports).

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10 choices for USC football to replace Clay Helton.
James Franklin.
USC fans have actually seen James Franklin up close. When Sam Darnold and company pulled off that unforgettable success, he coached Penn State in the Rose Bowl.
Hes won the Big Ten and hes regularly had the Nittany Lions ranked in the Top 25. Is he a crowning achievement choice? No, but he d be an upgrade on Helton with a more tested performance history.
Hes likewise been the topic of rumors prior to, so the possibility of him leaving Penn State exists.

Matt Campbell.
Iowa States Matt Campbell has actually been a hot product on the training carousel before, however hes resisted leaving Ames.
He developed the Cyclones to be a Top 25 group and hes challenged for the Big 12. He likewise appears to have struck the ceiling with them. USC would give him an action up to show himself with more skill.

Hes won the Big Ten and hes regularly had the Nittany Lions ranked in the Top 25. No, however he d be an upgrade on Helton with a more tested track record.
He built up the Cyclones to be a Top 25 team and hes challenged for the Big 12. USC would provide him a step up to prove himself with more skill.