Clay Helton in September: “I can’t wait for people see where we’re at in November.” Let’s see: Three coaches fired Tuesday. A 5-7 record. No bowl game. Fan interest low or non-existent. Losses to UCLA and Notre Dame. Faith, Family and Fired Assistant Coaches. Continue reading November Is Month To Remember
Does USC even have enough coaches to host recruits on official visits this weekend? Mater Dei wide receiver Bru McCoy, ranked one of the nation’s top 10 players by Rivals, postponed his visit until Dec. 14-16. Right now McCoy doesn’t even know who his position coach would be next season. It’s all kind of disjointed right now within the football program: Is Clay Helton finished … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Questions Everywhere Around Football
Can someone explain how keeping Clancy Pendergast, John Baxter and Clay Helton is a recipe for success in 2019? They are all coming back, apparently. Meanwhile, USC can’t even fire coaches in a professional manner. Kenechi Udeze announced he was fired on his own. Ronnie Bradford and Tee Martn were also fired. I mentioned earler that there were reports Clancy Pendergast was fired. I called … Continue reading Put A Tent On This Circus
Sources have confirmed defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast was fired. I’m also hearing tight ends coach Keary Colbert was fired. Quite a day so far. A USC spokesman said Pendergast has not been fired so we will have to see. Continue reading Clancy Pendergast Fired? Purge Continues
Clay Helton fired Tee Martin and Ronnie Bradford while there are also reports Clancy Pendergast has been fired too. The confirmed firings mean three African-American coaches were fired today. That’s a great look so far for Clay Helton, who is continually tone deaf. Continue reading Tee Martin And Ronnie Bradford Fired; More Coming?
Defensive line coach Kenechi Udeze announced via twitter he would not return next season. This is the first firing because quarterbacks coach Bryan Ellis is expected to become offensive coordinator at Western Kentucky. Udeze did not have a great relationship with defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast. Udeze was unhappy during the 2016 season that he was assigned to the second row of the coaches’ booth and … Continue reading Clay Helton Starts Staff Purge