• Boise State coach Chris Petersen has withdrawn his name from the USC job. (Photo: AP)
    The Rumor Mill :: College Football Coaching News and Rumors – Monday, Dec. 2

    Boise State coach Chris Petersen was in play at USC, but has reportedly withdrawn his name from the search. ESPN’s Joe Schad reports that Petersen withdrew his name “after mutual interest.” FightOn247 reported on Sunday that Ed Orgeron or Vanderbilt’s James...

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  • Marcus Allen and a group of former USC players support Ed Orgeron to be the Trojans next head coach. (Photo: Damian Dovarganes, AP)
    Marcus Allen, former Trojans express support for Orgeron

    Current USC players have made it no secret that they would like to see the interim coach Ed Orgeron become the team’s head coach, and now a group of former Trojans is showing their support for Orgeron...

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  • Ed Orgeron
    Orgeron: ‘I don’t really care’ that Jack Del Rio interviewed for USC job

    USC’s turnaround under interim coach Ed Orgeron has been remarkable, and the former Ole Miss head coach has made no secret that he wants the job full time. Hours after Orgeron led the Trojans to an upset...

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  • Is Ed Orgeron's success making things tough on Pat Haden? (Photo: Ed Rubalcava, CalSport Media via AP)
    News and Rumors: USC coaching search update

    News surfaced over the weekend that Broncos defensive coordinator and interim head coach Jack Del Rio interviewed for the USC job during Denver’s off week. We’d been hearing rumors, but nothing confirming the interview until Sunday. Another...

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  • Denver Broncos interim coach Jack Del Rio interviewed for the USC coaching job on Nov. 1. (Photo: Gregory Bull, AP)
    Jack Del Rio interviewed for USC job

    Broncos interim coach Jack Del Rio interviewed for the USC head coaching vacancy on Nov. 1, according to multiple reports. Del Rio, who played linebacker at USC during the early 1980s, met with athletic director Pat Haden...

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  • According to an LA Daily News report, Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin has emerged as the top target to fill USC's coaching vacancy. (Photo: Dave Martin, AP)
    Report: Kevin Sumlin emerges as USC’s No. 1 target

    Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin’s name is one of several that have been mentioned to replace Lane Kiffin at USC. But according to Scott Wolf of the Los Angeles Daily News, not only is Sumlin a target,...

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  • Lovie Smith says he has not met with USC officials. (Photo: AP file)
    Lovie Smith denies interest in USC job (again)

    Almost as fast as Jason La Canfora’s report that Lovie Smith had interviewed with USC hit the airwaves, Smith reiterated that he has, in fact, not met with the school. Smith, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer,...

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  • Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith is reportedly a candidate for the USC job. (Photo: Duane Burleson, AP)
    Report: Lovie Smith interviews for USC opening

    Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith has interviewed for the USC job, according to a report from CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora. As we’ve mentioned previously, USC’s early targets are expected to be “big splash” type guys...

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