OU football: Lincoln Riley officially departs for USC, several assistants joining him

Riley and other USC staffers boarded a plane.

An announcement is expected in the next 24 hours.

Kliff Kingsbury is on a list of coaching candidates.

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Lincoln Riley left Oklahoma for USC and recruits across the country reacted.

Bob Stoops, Oklahoma's head coach from 1999 to 2016 will serve as the Sooners' interim coach after Lincoln Riley left to take over at USC.

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Tennessee fans are worried about Josh Heupel being a candidate for the Oklahoma job. Lane Kiffin's exit in 2010 is not the same as this one.

Oklahoma was the talk of the college football world a few months ago. When the powerhouse program said it would leave the Big 12 for the SEC, it created a buzz. Spencer Rattler was a preseason All-American and was favored to win the Heisman.

The team's struggles were brought to the fore when the big cat, Jaxson de Ville, was suspended above the stands.

The University of Oklahoma made statements in the wake of Lincoln Riley's departure.

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Lincoln Riley is leaving OU for USC.

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Kyler Murray sent out a message on Sunday. That was the cause of the tailspin.

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