Posted August 11, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Lane Kiffin
TEAMS: USC Trojans
The Trojans held their first two-a-days of fall camp on Saturday, day six of fall camp. USC head coach Lane Kiffin called it the "tale of two stories" with defense doing well in the morning followed by the offense in the afternoon.

USA Today reveals Kiffin's vote in coaches' poll

LOS ANGELES -- It's Lane Kiffin's first time participating in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches' Poll and he's already made a mistake, the paper says. It's agreed by USA TODAY and the American Football Coaches Association that votes are kept anonymous until the final poll but coaches are allowed to reveal their votes if they wish. However, Kiffin's vote for the...

Lane Kiffin gives up coaches' poll vote

After he was outed for lying when he said he didn't vote for USC as #1 in the coaches' poll when he did, head coach Lane Kiffin has decided to relinquish his voting status.

USC's Kiffin responds to USA Today report

LOS ANGELES -- USC head coach Lane Kiffin says USA TODAY revealing his vote in the coaches' poll is "Not a big deal." The paper took it upon themselves to reveal the information because they believed Kiffin was being "misleading" when he was asked who he voted No. 1 following Tuesday's practice. Votes are normally kept confidential unless a coach volunteers...

Lane Kiffin Withdraws From USA Today Coaches Poll After Lying About Voting for USC

Lane Kiffin and his USC Trojans are expected to compete for a BCS title this year, and the voting in the polls will have an impact on their chances of that. However, Kiffin will no longer be a part of that voting process. The USC coach is stepping down from his post on the voting panel after the USA Today revealed that he had lied about his choice of which team he had voted for....

Lane Kiffin caught lying about voting USC No. 1 in coaches’ poll

Lane Kiffin became the first USC football coach to vote in the USA Today coaches’ poll since John Robinson, and it didn’t take long for him to be caught in a lie. On Tuesday, Kiffin was told that Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez voted his team No. 1 in the coaches’ poll. When asked for his vote, Kiffin responded: “I would not vote USC No. 1, I can tell you that,” according...

Kiffin Versus The Coaches’ Poll: Why It’s Happening At All

I have a few theories as to why Lane Kiffin would get himself into this easily avoidable kerfuffle about the USA Today Coaches’ Poll. Kiffin somehow managed to say he wouldn’t vote for his own team to be number one in the initial poll, voted for them anyway, got called out by the poll for lying, and then said that when he said “I wouldn’t put us No. 1,” he meant it as...

Lane Kiffin is done voting (and lying about it) in the coaches’ poll

If you’re unaware on what has causde Lane Kiffin to take his ball and go home in regards to the coaches’ poll, we’ll get you up to speed. Earlier this month when USA Today released their preseason poll, Kiffin cautioned coaches around the nation not to be influenced by the hype surrounding USC coming into the season. In fact, he himself said that “he would not vote USC No...

Kiffin to Coaches Poll: Take this vote and shove it

In the wake of a foot-in-mouth moment last week when USA TODAY revealed that Lane Kiffin had fibbed about not voting his Trojans No. 1 in the preseason Coaches Poll, USC’s head coach has told McPaper to get bent. Kiffin is giving up his SID’s poll vote and, more importantly, the opportunity to manipulate the voting process at the end of the season should his team need...

Lane Kiffin says he ‘would not vote USC No. 1’, votes USC No. 1

Here’s something that we’re sure you’ll find hard to believe. You ready? Okay. Lane Kiffin was caught in a lie. We know it’s hard to believe since Kiffin is usually upfront about everything he does. The man is so open and upfront that he even tells us just what he does when he’s recruiting players. So when Lane Kiffin said the he “would not vote USC No. 1’ on his coaches...

Lane Kiffin will not vote in Coaches Poll

After USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin said he wouldn’t vote USC number 1, he did and people got all worked up over it. Now he is saying he will not submit any more votes for the Coaches Poll. “It is an opportunity and responsibility that I do not take lightly, however, I find it necessary to relinquish my voting status.” When asked about his poll last Friday, Kiffin shrugged...

Trojans have ball handling issues in first scrimmage

LOS ANGELES --- One of the biggest tools a head coach has in his possession is the bench. Had it been a Saturday in the fall, Lane Kiffin certainly would have taken advantage of it on Friday afternoon as the Trojans went through their first scrimmage of Fall Camp at the Coliseum. Trojans tailbacks lost two fumbles on Friday. One was returned 76 yards for a touchdown by walk-on defensive...

UCLA coach Jim Mora commented on USC’s campus safety and upset USC coach Lane Kiffin

On Monday UCLA Bruins new head coach Jim Mora appeared on the Roger Lodge radio show and took a few shots at USC’s campus safety. Mora told Lodge, “We don’t have murders a block from our campus. It’s a cocoon of safety-ness”, referencing the murder of two Chinese students that took place in April. While Mora went on to clarify that he wasn’t directing the comments at...

Shaw versatile as Trojans start double days

LOS ANGELES ---Josh Shaw is beginning to show his versatility in the defensive backfield for USC. For the second consecutive day, the transfer from Florida lined up at cornerback after spending the beginning of camp at safety. The opportunity arose with cornerbacks Anthony Brown out and Torin Harris leaving Friday's scrimmage with an undisclosed injury. Neither practiced on...
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