This is obviously old news to everyone but USC announced it will play Alabama in 2020 at AT&T Stadium.
Alabama is getting $6 million. USC’s pay out is not announced but probably in the $4-5 million range.
To speculate on this game now would probably be foolish. Will Clay Helton be the coach in 2020? Will Nick Saban even be at Alabama then? About the only certain thing is that JT Daniels will be USC’s quarterback.
But to be honest, nothing else really matters other than if Saban is still coaching at Alabama. If he is, forget it.
UPDATED: Some are making the case this is a foolish matchup in terms of helping USC’s chances of making the College Football Playoff.
But USC lost to Alabama, 52-6, in 2016 and still had a great chance to make the CFP. It was really USC’s losses to Stanford and Utah that knocked it out of the CFP. The Alabama game didn’t matter because it was the season opener.