The question of Justin Wilcox‘s coaching future will apparently be answered after Washington’s bowl game tonight, and will be answered the way most had expected.
Bruce Feldman of CBSSports.com is reporting that the UW defensive coordinator is expected to fill the same role at USC. An official announcement is not expected until after the Huskies’ Fight Hunger Bowl game against BYU Friday night.
Wilcox had served as Steve Sarkisian‘s coordinator at UW the past two seasons. Earlier this month, Sarkisian was named as the Trojans’ head coach, and it was thought Wilcox would be one of the first assistant coaches to follow their boss to Los Angeles.
However, UW’s hiring of Chris Petersen added some drama to what normally would’ve been a cut-and-dry situation. Wilcox had served as Petersen’s coordinator at Boise State from 2006-09, with the latter attempting a reunion of his own before Wilcox opted for the Trojans.
In between his time at Boise State and Washington, Wilcox served as the coordinator at Tennessee in 2010 and 2011.