Helton signed a contract extension prior to the 2018 season. His contract was extended 2023, so he will be receiving $10 million. This has been reported by uscfootbal.com Brad Crawford.
USC’s decision to fire head football coach Clay Helton is a costly one for the Trojans. The university will owe Helton more than $10 million in buyout funds with two seasons left on his remaining contract, Yahoo Sports college football insider Pete Thamel reports.