Report: USC to retain Clay Helton

Adam Maya

USC might ultimately be deciding to keep Clay Helton. reported Tuesday evening the school is retaining Helton and that a formal announcement is expected Wednesday.

Members of the football team told SI they were informed Tuesday by administration that Helton would be returning but to expect changes to the coaching staff. Helton is scheduled to meet with athletic director Mike Bohn on Wednesday morning. A team meeting is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Asked for comment on FootballScoop's report, a university official told SI that nothing has been announced regarding Helton.

-- Adam Maya is a USC graduate and has been covering the Trojans since 2003. Follow him on Twitter @AdamJMaya.