Found August 25, 2013 on Third And Wrong:
Lane Kiffin and his USC Trojans are going to go with a two QB system to start the year verse Hawaii. Max Wittek and Cody Kessler have battled it out all spring, all to have the competition continue into the season. Kiffin was quoted saying ”That really is how well both guys did; For us, we look at it as a great thing. We’ve got two guys that we feel great about.” (Read More) This competition was inevitable. Both Wittek and Kessler were apart of the same 2011 recruiting class for the Trojans; so from the very beginning they knew that when Matt Barkley left, it would be them battling it out for that starting QB position. Even coming out of high school these two were neck and neck, as had both as 4 star prospects and Wittek ranked the 11th best QB in the land and Kessler being 12th. Kiffen doesnt want to run with two QBs for very long, but it sounds like he will continue to roll out two QB’s until one does emerge as the leader. “”Ideally, we’re not going to continue to do thi...

UNC Football: The “what if” of the opener…

2013 UNC Football PosterIf you check out any of the UNC Football web boards, log on to your twitter account or go on Facebook (or anything else of the like) you know that the gridiron season is about to start for the Tar Heels. Expectation and/or predictions are all over the place, from some thinking it’s going to be a season like the last four out of five, where Carolina had eight...

USC's keys to success: No. 3, DC Clancy Pendergast

Monte Kiffin being a great defensive coordinator was never a question. Supporters of his questioned if the former USC defensive coordinator had enough time with players throughout the week for them to really grasp concepts of his system. Per NCAA rules, student athletes are only allowed to spend 20 hours per week on football-related activities. There was a sophistication about...

Kiffin: USC to play 2 QBs in opener

Quarterbacks Max Wittek and Cody Kessler both will play for No. 24 Southern California in its season opener next week. Coach Lane Kiffin said Saturday that he couldn't pick a starting quarterback after a full offseason of evaluation. So both sophomores will get snaps Thursday at Hawaii. Kiffin says the coaches will decide on a starter after they arrive in Honolulu. Kiffin...

Kiffin announces both Wittek, Kessler will play in opener

LOS ANGELES -- The silence has broken. And there shall be two. USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced Saturday that Max Wittek and Cody Kessler will play at quarterback in the team's season opener at Hawaii on Thursday. Who gets the start is still in the air. That decision won't be made until after the team arrives in Hawaii. There is also no guarantee the quarterbacks will...

Ben Affleck As Batman, Lane Kiffin: LaLa Land Haven For Overrated Pretty Boys

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VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, 8-25-13

USC head coach Lane Kiffin discusses the Trojans preparations for Hawaii following SUnday's practice.

Kiffin, a wordsmith on quarterback plan

USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced Saturday that he anticipates playing both quarterbacks Max Wittek and Cody Kessler in the Trojans season opener in Hawaii. Which means, he might not play both quarterbacks in Hawaii.

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, 8-24-13

USC head coach Lane Kiffin discusses his decision to go with co-starters at quarterback -- and eight other positions -- for the season opener at Hawaii.

No quarterback among USC captains

LOS ANGELES -- He was known as Matty Trojan. Face of the program, four-year starter, and three-year captain. By doing that, Matt Barkley, his real name, became the first USC player in school history to be named a captain for three years. When Lane Kiffin announced the team captains for 2013, as voted on by members of the team, not one was a quarterback. Wide receiver Marqise...

Malik Dorton announces for USC

2014 Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco defensive end Malik Dorton announced his verbal commitment to Lane Kiffin and the USC Trojans on Friday. Check out his press conference video...

Report: USC Still Not Picking Starting QB For Season Opener

After months of drills and scrimmages, Trojans fans were hoping head coach Lane Kiffin would have selected a new quarterback to replace Matt Barkley in time for the season opener against Hawaii. Nope. LA Times’ Gary Klein tweets:  Kiffin: “We’ve made a decision that we anticipate playing both guys in the opening game.” Will decide starter in Hawaii. #USC — Gary Klein...

Dorton says 'Fight On!', commits to USC

2014 Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco defensive end Malik Dorton announced his verbal commitment to USC head coach Lane Kiffin and the Trojans on Friday afternoon.

No starting quarterback at USC

USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced Saturday that he will play both Cody Kessler and Max Wittek in the Trojans' season opener at Hawaii on Thursday.

The Trojan Blitz, 8-23-13

The Trojan Blitz -- Malik Dorton commits to USC, Silas Redd and Dion Bailey say no go, Lane Kiffin and ice cream...

The Trojan Blitz, 8-24-13

The Trojan Blitz, Cody Kessler & Max Wittek are co-starters, USC depth chart released, Marqise Lee injury status...
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