USC Now morning report: Coach Clay Helton starts with a challenge

Gary Klein, Lindsey Thiry and Zach Helfand discuss the latest details in USC’s hiring of Clay Helton as head coach.

Fact of the day: Clay Helton’s first game as USC’s full-time head coach is Saturday against ninth-ranked Stanford in the Pac-12 Championship game in Santa Clara.

The Cardinal defeated USC, 41-31, in a conference opener in September.

Stanford is 10-2 overall and 8-1 in the Pac-12. USC is 8-4 and 6-3. 

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