Posted October 25, 2011 on
Quotes from the Trojans' head coach after Tuesday's practice at Howard Jones Field. Read on for Kiffin's comments on the running game, the offensive guards' play, Dillon Baxter, Robert Woods, Matt Barkley and more.
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Tailback Dillon Baxter is no longer part of Southern California's football team, likely ending the Trojans career of an elite recruit after less than two seasons.
USC coach Lane Kiffin wouldn't reveal the reasons for Baxter's separation from the team on Tuesday, refusing to characterize it as a suspension or a dismissal. He says Baxter is still enrolled at USC, and will...
Dillon Baxter, frustrated with lack of playing time and frustrating the coaching staff with off-field issues, will not be part of the team for the rest of this year, to focus on academics.
The Dillon Baxter drama at USC is now on hold, after head coach Lane Kiffin released a statement announcing that the sophomore will not be part of the team while he focuses on his academics.
Tailback Dillon Baxter is no longer part of Southern California's football team, likely ending the Trojans career of an elite recruit after less than two seasons. USC coach Lane Kiffin wouldn't reveal the reasons for Baxter's separation from the 20th-ranked Trojans (6-1, 3-1 Pac-12) on Tuesday, refusing to characterize it as a suspension or a dismissal.
USC's Chris Galippo apologized for saying it, but QB Matt Barkley agreed later, saying Notre Dame players gave up late.
Stanford's Andrew Luck and USC's Matt Barkley are comparable, at least on paper. And while Luck has the edge in intangibles, Barkley can use Saturday to prove he's worth being in the 'first-round pick conversation.'
At one point in the second quarter on Saturday in South Bend, Notre Dame trailed the University of Southern California 17-0. The Fighting Irish fought back and cut the lead to 24-17 with 14 minutes left in the game. USC then went ahead 31-17 and got the ball back with just under seven minutes in regulation. With plenty of game left, the Trojans' goal was to run the clock...
For those who are unaware, quite the brouhaha was stirred up following USC’s win over Notre Dame Saturday when at least one Trojan player, linebacker Chris Galippo, accused the Irish of quitting late in the loss. Quarterback Matt Barkley tossed a little additional fuel on the fire during a subsequent radio interview by confirming his…
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