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Colin Cowherd Compares USC's Program To Michigan's Under Final Year Of Brady Hoke

JT Daniels before a college football game for USC.

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 01: Quarterback Jt Daniels #18 of the USC Trojans warms up for the game against the UNLV Rebels at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

USC is struggling against Arizona State on Saturday - a week after falling to Utah and suffering its third loss of the season. If the Trojans don't turn things around, they're going to have a 4-4 record heading into the final third of the year.

FOX Sports radio host Colin Cowherd, who is dialed in with the Los Angeles sports scene, isn't liking what he's seeing. He took to Twitter on Saturday to make an interesting comparison.

Cowherd says that USC, right now under Clay Helton, reminds him of the final year of the Brady Hoke era at Michigan. He implied that Helton is a "nice guy" he is over his head coaching a great program.

Some USC fans seem to agree with him on Twitter.

Helton was named the interim head coach in 2015 after Steve Sarkisian's firing and later had the interim title removed. In 2016 and 2017, he led the program to 10-win seasons.

That said, USC hasn't been a national title contender since he took over. This year they certainly aren't headed in the right direction.

It remains to be seen if USC will look to make a change after this season. It seems like Cowherd could be calling for just that.