Carroll did not return messages, but a league source said Carroll is interested in the job and is trying to persuade USC offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates to join him in Seattle -- as opposed to Bates pursuing the same position with the Chicago Bears.
Said another source close to Carroll: "You're about to see a big headline that shakes up the major college football world," in reference to the Seahawks' development. The Seahawks did not confirm Carroll as a leading candidate but also did not deny it.
Many Trojan fans like myself feel this is legit. They may be offering PC full authority over football decisions. We'll see.
Lane Kiffin will be named the new head coach of the University of Southern California
Edited by Westcoast21, January 12, 2010 - 05:36 PM.