Playing at the quarterbacks during college days and turning into a USC national coach is a big of a deal. Clay Helton is the man who got big success with his skill and effort.

The coach is married to his long-time wife Angela Helton and is parenting three children. Let's dig deep into his love life and how did he get into the big place he is in.

Football Coach Clay Helton Married For A Long Time; Parenting Three Children

The coach is married to his long-time and supportive wife Angela Helton. The duo first met while attending high school and since then the pair is inseparable. 

During their school days, Clay was the quarterback players of his school and Angela was a member of the dance team which performed for them at games. They were like the typical high-school couple where jock dating a pretty cheerleader.

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Clay with his long-time wife Angela
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The duo graduated in 1990 and later got married and are now together for more than 20 years. The couple is proud parents of three children, Reid Helton, Turner Helton, and Aubrey Helton.

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Clay with his wife and three children

The family of five currently reside in Palos Verdes Estates.

Clay Helton's Career:

Clay used to play college football at Auburn as quarterback after wrapping up his freshman year. His father was hired as a coach at Houston in 1993 so he was transferred there and played as a quarterback. 

Clay became a graduate assistant for the Duke Blue Devils football team in 1995 and was later promoted as running backs coach in 1996. Helton joined at Memphis as running backs coach and later move to coach wide receivers in 2003. He was promoted to offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2007.

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Clay has a lot of experience in coaching the football team
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Clay was hired by USC to be the quarterbacks' coach in 2010 under Lane Kiffin who is now head football coach of Florida Atlantic University. He was later promoted to offensive coordinator in 2013. Helton was named the permanent head coach on November 30, 2015.

Under his coaching in the first season, USC lost with 1-3 to Alabama Stanford and Utah but eventually won it's final 8 games of the regular season of 2016. 

Clay has done his best to take his team to the other level and the team repaid his full effort by winning their game.

Clay Helton: Quick Facts

Clay Helton

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  • He was born on June 24, 1972.
  • He was born in Gainesville, Florida.
  • He graduated with a degree in mathematics and science from the University of Houston.
  • His father Kim Helton coached in the NFL and Canadian football league.
  • His birth sign is Cancer.
  • His annual salary is estimated to be around $3.8 million.