Posted August 24, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Lane Kiffin
TEAMS: USC Trojans
A day after USC head coach Lane Kiffin said his Trojans would be sure to practice again in full pads, the team made their way to the practice field dressed in just that and they were ready to tackle.

Lane Kiffin, Day 19

USC head coach Lane Kiffin spoke with the media on Friday following the Trojans quick practice. After nearly three weeks of speculation surrounding the eligibility of three players, Kiffin provides a definitive answer on who will - and will not - be returning for the 2012 season.

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, Day 17

USC head coach Lane Kiffin talks to the media following day 17 of the Trojans' fall camp...

USC unveils new $70 million facility

USC’s football program revealed their new $70 million, 110,000-square foot John McKay athletics facility on Tuesday The building houses the football teams locker rooms, offices, meeting rooms, an underground practice facility, weight room, and a training room. [Eye on College Football]

USC Trojans CB Isiah Wiley academically ineligible

USC Trojans cornerback Isiah Wiley is academically ineligible for 2012. (Photo via The USC Trojans have a little less finagling to do to get under the NCAA’s 75-man scholarship limit after senior cornerback Isiah Wiley was ruled academically ineligible for 2012. Wiley was one of three players who had not practiced during fall camp while waiting for academic clearance...

USC posting Twitter handles on player bios

In case you ever wanted a list of the Southern California Trojan football player’s Twitter handles, look no further, they are now on the official USC site under the player’s biography. Here is Robert Woods’ official USC Trojan biography that lists his class, hometown, high school, height, weight, position, birthdate, experience and now his Twitter handle. There is the Twitter...

USC Trojans “going in the right direction” as season nears

With the countdown to the 2012 football season in the single digits, USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin says the team is “going in the right direction,” but there’s still a lot of work to do before the Sept. 1 opener against Hawaii. Players who missed time with injuries early in camp are starting to return, and new faces, including true freshmen WR Nelson Agholor and LT Max...

College Football Preview – USC has some things to prove as they start #1

College football has been ruled by the South Eastern Conference (SEC) for the past six years, as evidenced by the last six national championships (Florida 2006 and 2008, Alabama 2009 and 2011, LSU 2007, Auburn 2010), and this year may not be any different.  Last year’s title game participants, LSU and Alabama will be in the hunt, as will other powerhouse teams Oregon, Oklahoma...

Fall Camp Day 19: Notes & Quick Hits

The Trojans were back on Dedeaux Field for day 19 of fall camp and their shortest practice to date. USC head coach Lane Kiffin delivered news following practice regarding the eligibility of three of his players.

USC puts a bow on fall camp with mock game

LOS ANGELES -- Words such as "struggled" and "humbled" were thrown around to describe the USC offense last Sunday in preseason game number two. The offense turned the ball over five times last week at the Coliseum. On Saturday as the Trojans went through a mock game at Howard Jones Field, head coach Lane Kiffin was much more complimentary of his offensive unit...

Welcome to the Fallout: Lane Kiffin talks SEC, Iowa, and...Cormac McCarthy?

(Welcome to the Fallout is the SWRT off-season weekend wrap-up of college football related news.)  Waiting on Lane.  Mark Weizer interviews USC head football coach Lane Kiffin about former USC/current Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones, the SEC, and his successor at Tennessee, Derek Dooley.  (The Athens Banner-Herald) Faster, Pussycat! Kiehl! Kiehl!  Kiehl Frazier talks...

College Football Programs Leaving Some Athletes Behind?

The University of Southern California announced on Tuesday the opening of their new $70 million McKay Football Center. The center is named after legendary Trojans coach John McKay who created a football dynasty between 1960 and 1975 collecting four National Championships along the way. USC boasts that, “the 110,000-square-foot athletic and academic facility is a powerful symbol...

BlogPoll Ballot: Preseason Edition

Well, here we are. Start of a new football season. Even better than the start of the actual games, that means the start of hypothetical beauty pageants. Much like Lane Kiffin, I have been entrusted with a sacred responsibility. Once again, I'll be voting in the SB Nation BlogPoll, probably the most authoritatively arbitrary ordering of teams you'll find anywhere. Check...

Trojans Include Twitter Handle On Player Bio’s

In another step to lure top talent and to let blue-chippers know that USC is the place to showcase your football talent, head coach Lane Kiffin and the Trojans are now including twitter handles on player bio’s. This risky move is an apparent attempt to keep prospective players virtually connected to current players without breaking any recruiting violations.    Twitter is...
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