Gary Klein

Writer

Gary Klein covers USC’s football program and athletic department for the Los Angeles Times. He began working for The Times in the San Fernando Valley edition and has reported on high school, college and pro sports. He grew up in Southern California and graduated from Cal State Northridge. 

Recent Articles

  • Rams long snapper Jake McQuaide selected to Pro Bowl

    Rams long snapper Jake McQuaide selected to Pro Bowl

    Rams long snapper Jake McQuaide established a first for the franchise Wednesday when he was named to the Pro Bowl. McQuaide, a sixth-year pro who played at Ohio State, is the first Rams long snapper to be selected for the annual all-star game, which will be played Jan. 29 in Orlando, Fla. McQuaide...

  • Rams will add Greg Olson to staff as quarterbacks coach

    Rams will add Greg Olson to staff as quarterbacks coach

    In another move geared toward developing quarterback Jared Goff, the Rams are expected to add former Jacksonville Jaguars offensive coordinator Greg Olson to the staff as quarterbacks coach, a person with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday. New Rams Coach Sean McVay, who was hired last week,...

  • Buffalo Bills hire former Rams offensive coordinator Rob Boras as tight ends coach

    Buffalo Bills hire former Rams offensive coordinator Rob Boras as tight ends coach

    With new Coach Sean McVay in the process of hiring a staff, another former Rams assistant has found NFL employment elsewhere. The Buffalo Bills announced Tuesday that Rob Boras would join the Bills as tight ends coach. Boras, the Rams’ offensive coordinator last season, is the second former Rams...

  • Rams agree to terms with Joe Barry to be linebackers coach

    Rams agree to terms with Joe Barry to be linebackers coach

    New Rams Coach Sean McVay is working quickly to put together his staff. Veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips already is in place, and people with knowledge of the situation said Saturday that Joe Barry has agreed to terms to become linebackers coach and assistant head coach. Barry, 46, was...

  • Rams report: Les Snead isn't going anywhere as the GM prepares to work with Coach Sean McVay

    Rams report: Les Snead isn't going anywhere as the GM prepares to work with Coach Sean McVay

    Rams General Manager Les Snead took his seat on stage with Kevin Demoff, vice president of football operations, as Sean McVay was introduced as the team’s new coach Friday. Snead’s future with the organization has been uncertain since former coach Jeff Fisher was fired with three games remaining...

  • New Rams Coach Sean McVay says he's been ready 'my whole life'

    New Rams Coach Sean McVay says he's been ready 'my whole life'

    His mother was not surprised by the phone call. Sean McVay was on the line from Southern California, where he had gone through a series of final interviews before the Rams made him the youngest head coach in modern NFL history. “I have the job,” McVay told his parents, who were at home in Atlanta....

  • Todd Gurley welcomes new Rams Coach Sean McVay with open arms

    Todd Gurley welcomes new Rams Coach Sean McVay with open arms

    Rams running back Todd Gurley had not heard the news. Then he got a text from quarterback Jared Goff. “You’re going to like him,” Goff wrote. “What are you talking about?’’ Gurley responded. “We just got a new coach,” Goff wrote. Gurley said Friday that after learning that Sean McVay had been hired...

  • Rams have a new leading man in Coach Sean McVay

    Rams have a new leading man in Coach Sean McVay

    The Rams featured one of the youngest teams in the NFL last season. Now they have the youngest head coach in league history. On Thursday, the Rams hired 30-year-old Sean McVay, the Washington Redskins’ offensive coordinator for the past three seasons.  The Rams will formally introduce McVay in...

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