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USC assistants Helton, Tuiasosopo have glimpsed head coach's worries
USC assistants Helton, Tuiasosopo have glimpsed head coach's worries

Clay Helton and Marques Tuiasosopo know how to successfully prepare teams for bowl games. The USC assistants last season served as interim coaches, at USC and Washington respectively, after USC hired Steve Sarkisian. Now they are helping Sarkisian ready the Trojans for Saturday's Holiday Bowl game against Nebraska at Qualcomm Stadium. "It is a different deal," Helton said, laughing. "You've got a lot more worries when you're the head coach." Barney Cotton no doubt has discovered that during the run-up to Saturday's game. Cotton, a Nebraska assistant, was named the Cornhuskers' interim coach when Bo Pelini was fired after the season finale....

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