I'll never understand the lure of the NFL for college coaches who seemingly have rock star jobs. Pete Carroll has bolted USC to become the head coach of the Seattle Seahawks as you know. However, my job here is to discuss how it impacts the college landscape. The speculation of USC's next coach is already at fever pitch and here are a few starters as suggested by ESPN.com - a heavy west coast slant from Jim Harbaugh to Steve Sarkisian and Mike Reilly. In much the same way I think its best for NU to keep Ron Zook at Illinois (more on that later), I'd really like to see Harbaugh STAY at Stanford. A recent flurry of Cardinal decommits gives me reassurance that even 17-year-olds can sniff out questionable character. On a larger scale you wonder how the Trojan transition will impact the...

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