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5-7, 3rd in Pac 12 - South
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USC's Swann 'blindsided' by admissions scandal

Lynn Swann said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times that he doesn't plan to resign his job as Trojans athletic director in the aftermath of the college admissions bribery scandal that has roiled many of the nation's top schools, including USC.

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13dKyle Bonagura

USC simplifying schemes on both sides of ball

As USC returned to the practice field Tuesday following a 5-7 season, coach Clay Helton said he wants to simplify things on both sides of the ball and "focus more on the fundamentals and techniques of the game."

Talent fleeing California among biggest signing day takeaways (2:16)
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49dAdam Rittenberg

USC hires North Texas OC to replace Kingsbury

North Texas offensive coordinator Graham Harrell has been hired to the same position at USC, the school announced Wednesday night. He replaces Kliff Kingsbury, who briefly held the post before leaving to become coach of the Arizona Cardinals.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: North Texas offensive coordinator Graham Harrell tonight accepted an offer to become OC at USC. The Athletic first reported the agreement. Harrell replaces Kliff Kingsbury, who briefly held the job before becoming Arizona Cardinals head coach. Harrell spent the last few years building a dynamic offense at North Texas alongside coach Seth Littrell and quarterback Mason Fine.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

There's no deal yet but North Texas offensive coordinator Graham Harrell is a leading candidate to be USC's next offensive coordinator. The two sides spoke today, sources said. USC coach Clay Helton has taken his time with the hire, but Harrell makes sense given his parallels with Kliff Kingsbury, Helton's initial choice.‬ Harrell is a creative thing offensive coach who has had great success at UNT under Seth Littrell with quarterback Mason Fine.

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52dGerry Hamilton and Tom VanHaaren

Early signee McCoy leaving USC for Texas

The departure of No. 27-ranked prospect Bru McCoy from USC for Texas follows the exit of offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury, who left to become Cardinals coach.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

According to a source, USC 2019 signee Bru McCoy is in the transfer portal. McCoy just signed with the Trojans in December and enrolled early this month.

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54dTom VanHaaren

Breaking down the Pac-12 recruiting classes

It's a tale of two recruiting classes in the Pac-12, where Oregon and Arizona State have elevated their efforts, but UCLA, Arizona and others are falling far behind.

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Fans welcome ex-Buckeyes QB Martell to Miami

Former Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell is in the final stages of enrolling at Miami, arriving with four pieces of luggage on Thursday afternoon after flying in from Columbus to his new home.

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61dKyle Bonagura

McNair gets new trial in defamation suit vs. NCAA

A judge in Los Angeles issued an order for a new trial in Todd McNair's defamation lawsuit against the NCAA, citing insufficient evidence to justify the original verdict. McNair is now the Tampa Bay Bucs' running back coach.

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66dJenna Laine

Source: Bucs hire former USC RB coach McNair

Former USC running-backs coach Todd McNair, who spent the past seven years fighting the NCAA over the Reggie Bush scandal and lost, has been hired to the same position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a source confirmed to ESPN.

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67dAdam Rittenberg

Which coaches start the 2019 season on the hot seat?

Kliff Kingsbury's very brief stay with USC only adds to the pressure on Clay Helton. And he and Auburn's Gus Malzahn are not the only coaches feeling the heat.

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68dJosh Weinfuss

Cardinals' Kingsbury: First priority is hiring staff

Kliff Kingsbury says he's working closely with and leaning heavily on GM Steve Keim to identify potential candidates for his first staff. "We don't care if we know them, let's make sure we get the right coaches for us right now," Kingsbury said.

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69dMark Schlabach

10 big, bold predictions for 2019

Mark it down for 2019: Trevor Lawrence will win the first of two Heismans, while Mack Brown and Les Miles sit out bowl season in their returns.

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69dJosh Weinfuss

Cardinals turn to Kingsbury as next head coach

Kliff Kingsbury will receive a four-year deal to coach Arizona, capping a one-and-a-half-month stretch during which he was fired as coach of Texas Tech, hired as USC's offensive coordinator and then tabbed to lead his first NFL team.

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Sources: USC's Kingsbury to apply for NFL jobs

USC offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury, who has emerged as one of the most coveted candidates for NFL coaching jobs, is expected to interview for head-coaching positions with multiple teams, sources confirmed to ESPN.

USC blocking Kingsbury from NFL interviews 'a very bad look' (0:48)
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72dTom VanHaaren

Top-ranked WR Haselwood commits to Sooners

ESPN 300 wide receiver Jadon Haselwood announced his commitment to Oklahoma on Saturday at the All-American Bowl. Haselwood is a five-star who had previously committed to Georgia but decommitted from the Bulldogs in October.

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72dAdam Schefter

Sources: USC blocking Kingsbury from NFL talks

The NFL's new enforcement of an old rule has led to a situation where the Jets and Cardinals can't talk to Kliff Kingsbury as a head-coaching candidate, sources told ESPN.

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