USC returns to practice today after about a 10-day break. Things have been fairly quiet on the search for a defensive coordinator. We hear no interviews have been conducted yet but candidates previously mentioned here are being considered.
And there has been little chatter this week about hiring an offensive coordinator to assist Lane Kiffin. All this talk highlights the ridiculousness of bestowing those titles to current staff members who do not have those responsibilities.
Ed Orgeron will not become the new defensive coordinator while Kennedy Polamalu would have to relinquish his title if a new coordinator is added to the staff.
Meanwhile, the latest Heisman Trophy projection has Marqise Lee earning 5.7 percent of the ballot points. Link here
And USC did not officially issue Tony Burnett’s apology to El Paso. He did it on twitter and his account disappeared. Link here