USC Twitter exploded in surprise when it was announced Thursday evening that John Baxter has returned to coach special teams for the Trojans.
The news came as quite a shock with practically no warning that Baxter was even being considered to return to Los Angeles.
Most of the week had been devoted to monitoring the status of Clancy Pendergast, who is also expected to make a USC comeback as defensive coordinator after a brief flirtation with Oregon Thursday morning.
Now USC players, fans and media celebrate not one, but two major returns on the coaching staff. Needless to say, Baxter’s announcement resulted in some major social media cheering.
Here’s the best of the reaction: