Where does USC go if defensive coordinator candidate Kris Richard goes to Minnesota? Is the defensive coordinator search really this complicated? I guess so if you want someone with USC connections. If you doubted Mike Bohn’s involvement in the defensive coordinator search, why did he speak to Pete Carroll? Bohn has still not composed a tweet since Dec. 4, when he announced Helton’s return. Kansas … Continue reading USC Sunday Notes: Defensive Coordinator Wanted
I’m hearing Kris Richard is talking to the Minnesota Vikings about becoming the defensive backs coach. If that happens, USC could be back at square one (again). Continue reading The Rumor Mill
Would Graham Harrell take the Eagles offensive coordinator’s job even though Doug Pederson calls the plays? I asked an NFL coach that question: “He would be an NFL offensive coordinator at age 34. That would put him in a position to be an NFL head coach in a few years. “What happens if he stays at USC and they hire an offensive-minded head coach next … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Why Would Graham Harrell Go To Eagles?
It’s been 10 years since Pete Carroll left USC but don’t think he is out of the picture. For one thing, Carroll loves to play a part in any coaching search that involves a former assistant (except Lane Kiffin). Sources tell me Mike Bohn called Carroll for advice and even brought up Kris Richard, who used to be Carroll’s defensive coordinator in Seattle. This is … Continue reading Pete Carroll Has A Role To Play In This Defensive Coordinator Search (Of Course)
USC has reached out to former Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Kris Richard for the defensive coordinator’s position. This is really a color-by-numbers search: Former USC player/coach Joe Barry Former USC player Ryan Nielsen Former USC player/graduate assistant Kris Richard The Richard-Helton pairing is the one I’ve been waiting to hear about. Richard has a fiery demeanor that has rubbed some people the wrong way. He … Continue reading Kris Richard Contacted By USC
I noticed yesterday USC fans were simply not buying a story pushed by the athletic dept. that Dave Aranda was on the verge of leaving LSU for USC before he got the Baylor job. This type of story would normally be a credibility boost for athletic director Mike Bohn and that was obviously an intent of the leak. How do I know the leak was … Continue reading The USC Fan Base Isn't Buying It