OK, maybe USC will have only 9 assistants from Texas.
Tight ends coach John David Baker is set to go to become tight ends coach at Mississippi, according to Adam Rittenberg of ESPN.
This raises nothing but questions:
- Baker is one of Graham Harrell’s boys.
- He just finished his first season as a full-time position coach.
- It’s a lateral move.
- He’s going to work for Lane Kiffin.
Maybe Baker wants to coach at a school that throws to the tight end. He acted like USC would in 2020 but it didn’t.
OR . . . maybe he thinks Clay Helton will not have a job after next season.
#OleMiss is set to hire John David Baker as tight ends coach, sources tell @ClowESPN and me. Baker spent 2020 as #USC's tight ends coach and joined the staff along with OC Graham Harrell. He replaces Joe Jon Finley, who left for #Oklahoma.— Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) January 23, 2021