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USC Now mailbag: New assistant Bob Connelly and fullbacks
USC Now mailbag: New assistant Bob Connelly and fullbacks

Does Coach Sarkisian personally know Coach Bob Connelly? Is he one of those coaches that’s known in coaching circles? He’s been coaching the offensive line for a while, and he doesn’t have a problem getting a job. --Peter Mota I’d bet by now Sarkisian and Connelly have had a cup of coffee or two. Connelly explained Tuesday that he has known Sarkisian for years after playing and recruiting against him in the Pac-12. “We’ve crossed paths quite a few times,” he said. Connelly was an assistant at Washington State in 2001 and 2002, which overlapped with Sarkisian when he assisted at USC. After four seasons at Alabama, Connelly returned to...

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