The statute of limitations has yet to expire on Tennessee vs. Lane Kiffin. [OC Register]Read more
Bradford Meets with Kiffin
Lane Kiffin met with Allen Bradford earlier this week to discuss first-team reps in practice. After Bradford injured his knee last week the door opened for Marc Tyler to grab the starting tailback spot for the opener versus HawaiiRead more
Pat Haden on Dan Patrick Show
Pat Haden joined the Dan Patrick show this morning. Dan asked Haden about institutional control, Pete Carroll, USC’s appeal, Reggie Bush and Lane Kiffin. To listen to the full interview click here. Haden on sanctions, Carroll, Kiffin, Bush’s Heisman [cnnsi]Read more
USC football: Offense different without Baxter
When USC fans get their first glimpse of the Trojans next week, they won’t see the team’s full offensive arsenal.
That’s because freshman tailback Dillon Baxter won’t be playing.
With Baxter suspended for the Sept. 2 season opener at Hawaii, US…
Is USC’s Lane Kiffin really Mr. Misconduct, or just misunderstood?
The USC coach’s bad reputation has reached epic proportions — and is out of proportion with reality. His father Monte Kiffin, the Trojans’ assistant head coach, only wishes people could see the young man he knows so well.The USC coach’s bad reputation has reached epic proportions — and is out of proportion with reality. [L.A. […]Read more
Manning On Kiffin
Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, who played at Tennessee, was asked by radio host Dan Patrick what he would say to Lane Kiffin: “It’d probably be a short conversation. I certainly got to know him when he was the head coach at Tennessee. I don’t have anything personal against him. But I think the one thing […]Read more
Lane Kiffin did not compliment the wide receivers today. “Markeith (Ambles) dropped a couple passes,” he said. “We’ve got a long ways to go consistency wise. We played too slow.” Read the full articleRead more
Five and Five: No. 15, Southern California
The Lane Kiffin Era begins. Will he be as successful as Pete Carroll? [NYTimes.com]Read more
USC defense dominates final preseason scrimmage, without making a single tackle
Even though tackling is barred to avoid injuries, USC quarterbacks have four passes intercepted, raising new questions about the Trojans offense with season opener at Hawaii less than two weeks away.USC Coach Lane Kiffin hoped to have some answers Saturday after the Trojans scrimmaged for the final time before their Sept. 2 opener at Hawaii. […]Read more
Attrition at tailback could become a concern for Coach Lane Kiffin
Allen Bradford suffers an apparent knee bruise and joins fellow senior C.J. Gable (hamstring and shin soreness) on the sidelines one day before a limited-contact scrimmage.USC goes into survival mode Saturday, Coach Lane Kiffin hoping his team can get through a limited-contact scrimmage without major injury in the final workout before classes begin. [L.A. Times]Read more
At USC, J.K. McKay is still Pat Haden’s go-to guy
McKay, quarterback Haden’s favorite receiver when they played for the Trojans in the 1970s, now is new athletic director Haden’s point man overseeing a troubled football program. The dynamic hasn’t changed much, and their close friendship has only grown stronger.J.K. McKay says he is not George Orwell, this is not 1984, and he is not […]Read more
On The Quarterbacks
As much fun as it might be to have a quarterback controversy, nothing indicates there is one. The stats today might seem lopsided between the quarterbacks, but stats are relatively meaningless especially when the quarterbacks are going against completely different defenses. “Matt’s the starter,” Lane Kiffin said. “I wouldn’t say he’s far ahead. I wouldn’t […]Read more