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USC coach Lane Kiffin and assistant coaches Ed Orgeron, Monte Kiffin and James Cregg flew to Minnesota to visit Seantrel Henderson and apply damage control after Henderson did not show up for orientation last week.

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Lane Kiffin Heritage Golf Classic

(Photo by Icon Sports Media) A close friend on TrojanWire attended the Lane Kiffin Heritage Golf Classic on Monday at Coto de Caza Golf and Racquet Club. Here are his thoughts after spending some time with the coaches and listening to what they had to say about this upcoming season: The entire coaching staff attended […]

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Quote Of The Day

“We need a backup WILL, MIKE and SAM.” — defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, referring to the fact USC needs to find backups to play all three linebacker positions

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What to watch in the Pac-10 this spring

Taking a look at what to watch for as teams head into spring practices, officially ringing the bell on preparations for the 2010 season. Arizona Spring practice starts: March 5 Spring game: April 10 What to watch: The new coordinators: The Wildcats lost two outstanding coordinators — Sonny Dykes on offense and Mark Stoops on […]

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USC Football Recruiting UPDATE*(1/27/2010)

The linebacker and offensive line position is thin.  For the recruiting class of 2010, it is essential that coach Kiffin and staff try to replenish those two positions.  Unfortunately, the linebacker class this year is not strong.  It appears day by day that USC will not meet those standards of grabbing those linebackers to help […]

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They Said It

Maybe a little bit of Lane Kiffin has rubbed off on his dad, Monte, pictured above. Frostproof (Ga.) High athletics director Charles Loveless had this to say about USC's efforts to secure Nickell Robey, a cornerback at the school: "Monte Kiffin has been very persistent. He's probably been in here more than is legal. Of […]

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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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He’s Baaaaaaaaaack!!!!

Scott Wolf and ESPN both reporting Lane Kiffin (and his wife Layla, both pictured above) will return to Southern California so that Lane can assume the role of USC’s next head coach. Details to follow, but one would assume that Monte Kiffin and Ed Orgeron, both on Lane’s Tennessee’s staff, will join him in returning […]

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Is USC Going the Way of Florida State?

Maybe Pete Carroll will rip off several more championships in the coming years and render this entry moot, but consider: After going on one of the more epic (short-term) runs in all of college football history, USC has now lost three of its last 14 games.  By itself that fact tells of a team playing […]

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Mid week football thoughts

      • Current 49er OC Norv Turner should get another chance to show he can get it done as a HC in the NFL. While Dallas may be waiting to get a chance to talk to Bears DC Ron Rivera until after the Super Bowl it is thought that Turner, the former Cowboy […]

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