by Steve Bisheff
Clay Helton needs a big finish. Oh boy, does he need a big finish.
Staggering and wobbling his way through unimpressive victories over Pac-12 lightweights Arizona and Colorado, he is about to close out the regular season against conference heavyweights Oregon and UCLA.
In order to establish himself as a strong candidate to become USC’s new fulltime head coach, he not only needs to win both of these final two games, he has to do it impressively.