Rose Bowl live coverage: USC leads Penn State, 10-0, in initial quarter

Everything started to spin not prolonged after Clay Helton talked to a open about removing punched in a face.

It was during a finish of September and USC was in a bad way. Sports Illustrated and others in a college football pundit category were speculating that Tom Herman, afterwards a manager during Houston, could turn a subsequent manager of a Trojans  — after Helton was fired.

USC was 1-2, about to be 1-3, with dual players underneath review in tie with passionate assault.

At one point, Helton was forced to residence a fake though widely present gossip that a transferring actor had punched him.

Penn State , meanwhile, wasn’t doing most better. A few days after Helton spoke about a punch that wasn’t, James Franklin’s Penn State patrol mislaid to Michigan, 49-10.

That forsaken a Nittany Lions ’ record to 2-2, and a subsequent week a home fans booed and chanted, “Fire Franklin!” (Herman, again, was among a speculated replacements.)

And then, suddenly, conjunction group could lose.

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