Found August 13, 2012 on No Guts, No Glory:
PLAYERS: Lane Kiffin
TEAMS: USC Trojans
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. 1” in the preseason poll. Well, it turns out that Kiffin would indeed vote USC No. 1 in the preseason poll because that’s exactly what he did. And now that we all know what we know, Kiffin has decided that he doesn’t want to participate in the coaches’ poll any longer. In a letter to USA TODAY Sports and to Grant Teaff, executive director of the American Football Coaches Association, Kiffin did not elaborate on his reasons for stepping down in his first year on the panel. “It is an opportunity and responsibility that I do not take lightly,” he said of the chance to vote in the poll. “However, I find it necessary ...

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.

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....

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...

Kiffin Removes His Vote from the Coaches Poll

Kiffin Removes His Vote from the Coaches PollOn Monday, Lane Kiffin announced that he will no longer vote in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll. This news come a few days after the people who run the poll disclosed that Kiffin had lied to the public with respect to his vote.  Kiffin had told media outlets that he didn’t vote to make the Trojans number one in the poll.  In an unprecedented...

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...

Kiffin abstains from voting in Coaches' Poll

LOS ANGELES -- The eventful, and at times, humorous banter between USC head coach Lane Kiffin and the USA TODAY over the last few days has come to an end. Kiffin has decided to give up his vote in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches' Poll. After filling out one ballot in the poll, Kiffin wrote a letter to the USA TODAY and American Football Coaches Association executive director...

Injury bug strikes USC defense

LOS ANGELES -- It was certainly something to see. Linebacker Hayes Pullard walked onto Howard Jones Field towards the end of USC practice. He looked like the rest of his teammates in shoulder pads and shorts. However, he did away with the cleats for running shoes instead and wore a wrap on his left ankle. Shortly after Pullard walked in, linebacker Dion Bailey strolled into practice...

HateFest 2012: Lane Kiffin defines jerkoff as “a stupid, bumbling, foolish, or lazy person; jerk.” Next to it is a picture of this guy: Ugh, so much hate right now His name? Well, you should all know this or else you will be the feature of our next HateFest article – Lane Kiffin. Welcome to HateFest, Lane, as today, we attempt to will stomp your worthless ass into the ground...

Fall Camp Day Six: Notes & Quick Hits

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.

Robey Leading the Way

USC junior cornerback Nickell Robey was limited in drills during day 8 of fall camp. He was back to full action on day 9, however he was sporting a yellow no-contact jersey. Robey took some time to talk about his status, being a leader, who is standing out at camp, as well as a little fun the upperclassmen have with the freshmen.

Pullard Leading and Learning

USC redshirt sophomore linebacker Hayes Pullard has taken on a leadership role at fall camp amongst the young group of linebackers. He's also dedicated to learning how to play middle linebacker, in case depth issues force him to move from the outside in.

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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