Originally Posted by bah007
I'm hearing that USC's list is this, in order:
1. Chris Petersen, Boise St
2. James Franklin, Vanderbilt
3. Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M
4. Ed Orgeron, interim
Preemptive strike by A&M to lock up Sumlin but it might not have even been necessary. Petersen might conceivably turn down the job due to family reasons but Franklin would jump at it if he really is the #2 option.
I've heard the same. After the UCLA game, it's basically Petersen and Franklin with Orgeron as a fallback.
I like Petersen, but I don't see the culture fit at USC. He'd be better off at Nebraska. Franklin would definitely jump at the job if offered.