Houston Texans defensive assistant coach John Butler interviewed for the opening on the USC staff a source confirmed Tuesday night. Footballscoop.com reporter earlier Tuesday that Butler was going to interview with Steve Spurrier.
Butler just joined the Texans after serving as special teams coordinator and linebackers coach at the University of Minnesota. Butler and USC strength and conditioning coach Craig Fitzgerald were at Harvard together.
According to a source, Steve Spurrier is now looking at several candidates and could have the position filled by next week.