Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma for USC; Bob Stoops to coach Sooners in bowl game, per sources

Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma for USC; Bob Stoops to coach Sooners in bowl game, per sources

Oklahoma Sooners coach Lincoln Riley is leaving Norman for the head-coaching vacancy at USC, as the school officially announced the hiring Sunday evening. Talks between USC and Riley escalated late Saturday night and into Sunday morning, sources told The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman.Riley found the appeal of Los Angeles, the local recruiting talent and the opportunity … Read more

Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma to become USC head football coach, sources say

Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma to become USC head football coach, sources say

Lincoln Riley said he wasn’t leaving Oklahoma for LSU.He didn’t say he wasn’t leaving the Sooners for USC.In a stunning move on Sunday, Riley, 38, accepted the head-coaching position at USC, according to ESPN and multiple reports. He replaces former Trojans coach Clay Helton, who was fired in September after posting a 46-24 record in … Read more