Could sunny Southern California lure Kevin Sumlin from College Station? (Photo courtesy: USA Today Sports)
With Lane Kiffin officially out at USC, CBR is looking at the candidates considered to be the Trojans' next head coach. First up is the man who has brought the Texas A&M Aggies back to prominence.
USC Coach Candidate: Kevin Sumlin
Current job: Texas A&M head coach
Strengths: Offensive innovator; great reputation as a recruiter
Weaknesses: Dat D
Why USC would hire Kevin Sumlin
Sumlin has rocketed to the top of the coaching hot lists as a result of his work in leading Texas A&M through its transition to the Southeastern Conference. In their first season under Sumlin’s watch, the Aggies finished the season No. 5 in the country and won 11 games, including a shocking upset of Alabama and a thorough stomping of former Big 12 mate Oklahoma in last season’s Cotton Bowl. A&M isn’t showing any signs of slowing down in year two.
Aside from his deserved...