Del Rio: Report of offer 'manufactured'

Updated: January 12, 2010, 7:44 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio denied Tuesday that he has been made an offer by USC to replace Pete Carroll as Trojans football coach.

According to an unattributed report in the Los Angeles Daily News, the newspaper said USC presented a formal offer to the 46-year-old Del Rio -- who played linebacker at USC but has never coached in college -- on Monday.

"All of those things are manufactured," Del Rio, who played at USC from 1981 to 1984, told WJXT of Jacksonville. ...

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