Posted October 27, 2012 on
USC dropped to 6-2 on the season after suffering an upset loss at Arizona, 39-36. Coach Lane Kiffin addressed the media following the loss.
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Matt Barkley threw 20 passes against Washington and looked dreadful. He completed just 30 percent of his passes in the second half. Head coach Lane Kiffin talked about how any quarterback wouldn't be happy by throwing just 20 passes.
What a difference a week makes.
Barkley threw the same amount of passes against Colorado last week, 20, but he completed 19 of them. Six were...
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USC wide receiver Marqise Lee went off for the Trojans with a record-setting game against Arizona. Unfortunately for USC, there was one problem.
LOS ANGELES - If youve turned on a USC game this season, chances are a No. 18 on defense has popped up on your screen more than once.
That safety-turned-linebacker is Dion Bailey. Hes been all over the field and one could make the argument Baileys the USC defensive MVP this season. Hes leading the team in interceptions, passes defended and is third on the team in tackles. Normally...
USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin is many things. He is controversial, he is charismatic, he is enigmatic and he is a pretty good college football coach. But he is also pushing the envelope. I am afraid that he may have crossed the line in almost trying to rile up the NCAA by switching jersey numbers of players during a game against the hapless Colorado Buffaloes last week.
Both of these teams have been tested this season, but still stand with no losses. Will those streaks end this week?
New Heisman front runner, Kansas State QB Colin Klein showed the college football world last week they need to take the Wildcats seriously after they dispatched former Heisman front runner QB Geno Smith and the WV Mountaineers handedly in Morgantown 55-14. The Wildcats...
There was plenty to get excited about over the weekend in our 9th week of college football. Some conference races got very interesting. Previously labeled “pretenders” became contenders. South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore suffered a gruesome knee injury.
Lots of action, so let’s recap the highlights.
(1) Alabama 38 (11) Mississippi State 7
So much emphasis was put on...
Southern California went into the season with national title hopes behind a Heisman Trophy front-running quarterback.
After a mistake-filled loss to Arizona on Saturday, the Trojans will have to play well just to get into the Pac-12 championship game.
USC spoiled record-breaking days by Marqise Lee and Matt Barkley with five turnovers and 117 yards in penalties against Arizona...
I know, I know, it’s such a knee-jerk thing to say, and normally this is a rhetorical device in which I would set about disproving that this is a knee-jerk thing to say. Instead, I’ll just embrace it. The USC 39-36 loss to Arizona on Saturday was nothing short of an unmitigated disaster.
But really, this whole season has been a disaster for the Trojans. They have been sloppy...
After becoming the Pac-12 leader for career touchdown passes thrown, the records continued to pile up for USC quarterback Matt Barkley as the Trojans routed Colorado 50-6. But as he said at practice this week, that's old news as the Trojans turn their focus to Arizona.
Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona Wildcats beat Lane Kiffin and the USC Trojans 39 – 36 today. The Wildcats were able to overcome a 28 – 13 lead that USC had just after halftime. They were also able to keep up with USC receiver Marquis Lee, who had a spectacular game and accounted for 55% of the Trojans total 618 yards. Zona was led by quarterback Matt Scott, who was 27 – 50 for...
USC received a school record in passing yards from Matt Barkley at Arizona last Saturday, 493 yards. Marqise Lee had 345 yards receiving, which was fifth best single game total in NCAA history. His 469 all-purpose yards were the second most in NCAA history. Lee combined with Robert Woods to have 438 receiving yards which is the most in school history.
Flat out ridiculous numbers...