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Analyst Names 3 Big Coaches For The USC Football Job

USC's cheerleaders with their pompoms at their sides.

LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 17: The USC Trojans Song Girls perform in the game with the Syracuse Orangemen at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 17, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. USC won 38-17. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

The USC football head coaching job hasn't opened up yet, but many are expecting it to following the Trojans' loss to UCLA on Saturday afternoon.

USC fell below .500 with the loss on Saturday, now needing to upset Notre Dame next weekend in order to get bowl eligibility.

The Clay Helton era in Los Angeles appears to be coming to an end. Most are expecting USC to make a change in head coach following the season.

Who should USC target if a change is made?

One college football analyst has made a suggestion.

"If I’m them, I call James Franklin, Kyle Whittingham and Matt Campbell and do whatever it takes to get one of those three," USA TODAY's Dan Wolken tweeted.

Franklin appears to be happy at Penn State, though maybe a ton of USC money could entice him. Whittingham, meanwhile, could be interested in making the jump from Utah. And Campbell is certainly deserving of a bigger job, though he's also being linked to NFL openings.

Stay tuned.