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Mike Garrett Speaks

Mike Garrett finally sat down and spoke with the Los Angeles Times. The Times ran the story on Sunday. To read the full interview, click here. USC Athletic Director Mike Garrett opens up, just a bit [LAT]

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Morning Buzz

Former USC coach Tim Floyd spoke out Wednesday night on his departure, blaming it on athletic director Mike Garrett. Excerpt: “I’d like to ask the people who have tended to judge me based on that departure and the allegations is (that) I knew about those allegations six months before they came out. “If I felt […]

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The Skinny: Notes and Info On The Kiffin Hire

*Sports Agent Gary Uberstine was extremely influential throughout this coaching search. Uberstine is the agent for Pete Carroll, Lane Kiffin, Steve Sarkisian and Ed Orgeron. He was also indirectly involved in the Jack Del Rio negotiations even though he doesn’t directly represent him. Once negotiations broke down with Del Rio Monday evening, Uberstine and his […]

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THE LANE KIFFIN USC PRESS CONFERENCE

SCENE: Los Angeles, CA. The USC Campus. A room of reporters wait for Lane Kiffin. AD MIKE GARRETT paces nervously in the background. An AIDE waits with him. Aide: What do you want me to do? Garrett: Stall. Just stall them a little longer. I’ll get to the bottom of this. Just tell them Orgeron […]

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Kiffin links

All that news that Kiffin. The LA Times: It’s a shocker. And a poor choice, says Bill Plaschke. The Orange County Register: Kiffin is a noisy choice, but not a good one. The USC players seem pretty pumped, though. The LA Daily News: “Sources said Tuesday night [Norm] Chow’s chances of coming to USC were […]

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The Band’s Back Together: Time to Go to Work

Ok, just about 72 hours after all the Pete Carroll departure talk started really heating up, Mike Garrett has managed to put Trojan football back together again. With a coaching staff in place and putting the finishing touches on another stellar recruiting class, it’s time for the rest of the Trojan legion to start getting […]

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Trojan Depo: Kiffin Move Pays Recruiting Gold

There’s no doubt the Kiffin move was crazy. He didn’t seem to be on anybody’s short-list to fill the Carroll void. Hell, he didn’t even appear on the radar. Oregon State’s coach Mike Riley turned the job down without ever having to say a word. Jack Del Rio had three years left on his contract. […]

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Report: USC eyes Del Rio, Petersen and Bellotti

Another day, more names get attached to the USC coaching vacancy. The LA Times this morning added two names to the hunt: Boise State’s Chris Petersen, who just signed another extension with the Broncos, and former Oregon coach — and current athletic director — Mike Bellotti. The LA Daily News reported late Monday night that […]

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For Pete’s sake, does Mike Garrett get it?

USC’s athletic director leaves Pete Carroll’s news conference without uttering a word about the coach or the future of the program. USC’s athletic director leaves Pete Carroll’s news conference without uttering a word about the coach or the future of the program.

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