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Mark May Suggests Urban Meyer Is Using FOX Gig To Land USC Job

Urban Meyer after Ohio State football wins the Rose Bowl.

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer celebrates winning the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2019 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

On Thursday afternoon, Mark May made a guest appearance on a CBS Sports Radio show and mades headlines when talking about Urban Meyer.

May suggested the former Ohio State head coach took his analyst position at FOX with one thing in mind: the USC head coaching job.

According to May, Meyer knew he'd be closer to the program and the USC alumni in an attempt to coach for the Trojans.

Here's what May had to say:

"Once he took that job (at Fox Sports), that was the first thing that I had in my mind. Why are you taking that job? Because you know the situation that Clay Helton is under. You know that USC is a great place to coach. You know that they’ve got a great heritage and a great history there, and you know that you can draw players there. They’ve got like four quarterbacks that can play major college football apparently.”

May's comments come in the wake of multiple reports linking Meyer to the USC job.

Clay Helton has been on thin ice for some time now, and the opportunity to land Meyer might be all USC needs to move on from its current head coach.