USC hires Lincoln Riley: Complete coverage of Trojans’ shocking coaching move

Rick Caruso, Carol Folt, Lincoln Riley, and Mike Bohn at smile for the cameras at the Coliseum.
All smiles at the introductory news conference. From left: USC Board of Trustees Chair Rick Caruso, USC President Carol Folt, football coach Lincoln Riley, and USC Athletic Director Mike Bohn smile for the cameras at the Coliseum on Monday.
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USC sent shock waves through the sports world when it hired Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley as its football coach. Here’s everything you need to know about Riley and USC.

Patience and a well-timed recruiting pitch helped USC lure Lincoln Riley away from Oklahoma, sending shockwaves through the college football world.

Lincoln Riley brought swagger and several new staffers to his introduction as USC’s new football coach. He also promised to deliver results. Quickly.

USC’s current staff remained in their usual roles, coaching out their final few days with little clarity on what lies ahead after Saturday’s season finale at California.

A ‘surreal’ 48 hours for USC football reach peak euphoria with the arrival of Lincoln Riley in Los Angeles. Now all he has to do is win. Big.

Raleek Brown is a five-star running back who committed to play for new USC coach Lincoln Riley. Check out our tracker featuring all of Riley’s pledges.

Mike Bohn understood how much USC fans yearned for a coach capable of returning the team to its glory days when he pursued Lincoln Riley.

USC athletic director Mike Bohn and chief of staff Brandon Sosna pulled off a game-winning Hail Mary, luring star Lincoln Riley away from Oklahoma.

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley has agreed to become the next USC football coach. Here are five things every fan should know about the Trojans’ new coach.

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USC shocked the college football world by luring Lincoln Riley away from Oklahoma. We break down the pros and the few cons of the Trojans’ big hire.

Watch as USC introduces Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley as its new football coach.

As Lincoln Riley assembles his USC coaching staff, he’s starting by pulling from his former staff at Oklahoma.

Standout Birmingham football player Arlis Boardingham will give USC close look now that Lincoln Riley has taken over as the Trojans’ head coach.

Lincoln Riley was formally introduced as the 18th head coach in USC football history during a news conference at the Coliseum on Monday.

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley already has made inroads in Southern California football recruiting, which should help him bolster USC’s talent pool.

Norman, Okla., real estate is much different from Southern California’s. What can Lincoln Riley, USC’s new coach, buy on a multimillion-dollar budget?

USC won 11 national titles under icons Howard Jones, John McKay, John Robinson and Pete Carroll. But the last 103 years haven’t been all wins and Roses.