Former Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury is expected to join USC to work with the team’s quarterbacks, sources told NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.

Kingsbury is expected to become a senior offensive analyst under Trojans head coach Lincoln Riley, a source told The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman.

The Cardinals parted ways with Kingsbury in January after four seasons following a 4-13 record in 2022.

USC previously hired Kingsbury as the program’s offensive coordinator in December 2018, but he resigned after a month following interest from NFL teams. The Trojans replaced Kingsbury with Graham Harrell.

Kingsbury served as the head coach of his alma mater Texas Tech from 2013-18, compiling a 35-40 record and a 1-2 mark in bowl games.

The Texas native struggled to find success on the NFL sideline. Kingsbury posted a .500 record in his second season in Arizona after going 5-10-1 in 2019 to begin his pro coaching career. The club appeared to turn the corner in 2021, finishing the regular season with 11 victories and earning a playoff berth.

However, the Cardinals failed to continue their positive trend, missing the postseason in 2022 following a season-ending injury to quarterback Kyler Murray. Kingsbury concluded his tenure in Arizona with a 28-37-1 overall record. He reportedly interviewed in February for the Houston Texans’ offensive coordinator position under new coach DeMeco Ryans.

Led by reigning Heisman Trophy winner Caleb Williams, USC boasts one of the most talented passing depth charts in the country.

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