Football

Current and former Trojans react to news of Clay Helton’s firing

Many in the USC Football community thanked Helton and commended his character, while some acknowledged that change was necessary.

A photo of Clay Helton standing on the sideline at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Monday’s news that USC had fired head coach Clay Helton caught social media by storm, and among the many to weigh in were current and former members of the Trojan football team. Here are some of their reactions: