Haden, USC Ready to Welcome NFL’s Rams Back to Coliseum

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Cody Kessler #6 of the USC Trojans celebrates a 40-21 win over the UCLA Bruins with fans at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Nov. 28, 2015. (Credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden said Wednesday that he was happy the NFL struck a deal to bring the Rams back to Los Angeles, and possibly the Coliseum.

Haden, who played quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams in the 1970s, joked that his son said he was going to buy a Todd Gurley jersey.

“Don’t forget No. 11,” Haden said during a meeting with reporters.

Haden said that having an NFL tenant would help USC in its efforts to raise the projected $270 million for renovations to the Coliseum.

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