Found September 20, 2012 on Sports by Colin:
PLAYERS: Lane KiffinMatt Barkley
TEAMS: USC Trojans
After struggling mightily in Saturday’s 21-14 loss to Stanford University in Palo Alto, University of Southern California Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin harshly criticized senior quarterback Matt Barkley for making “two of the worst decisions” in their three years together. … Continue reading →

No walkoff for Kiffin on Thursday

LOS ANGELES --- Similar to Wednesday, USC head coach Lane Kiffin appeared to be in a jovial mood. As practice was winding down, he returned to his platform placed just in front of a USC backdrop and playfully mentioned the event that has put him and the USC football team in the national spotlight once again in the last 24 hours. Lets see if we can make it past a minute today, Kiffin...

Lane Kiffin’s Wednesday Media Session Was Very Short And Not So Sweet

USC Coach Lane Kiffin spoke with media following Wednesday’s practice in Los Angeles, and he didn’t ramble on at all. When asked about a specific player’s participation in practice, Kiffin simply responded “I don’t know” and then exited stage left. I’m not sure what set Lane off so quickly, but it is safe to say that following USC’s loss to Stanford last week he...

USC's Kiffin gets back to normal media session

Southern California coach Lane Kiffin's latest media session lasted considerably longer than 29 seconds. A day after Kiffin cut short his talk with reporters when he became irritated by a question involving an injured player, the 13th-ranked Trojans' coach answered all questions for nearly seven minutes Thursday. Kiffin got upset Wednesday when his second question indirectly...

Barkley keeps USC's focus on Cal, not rankings

Matt Barkley figured one way he could help Southern California bounce back from a disheartening loss at Stanford was with an unusual blast of bravado. So the quarterback went on Twitter on Thursday and declared: ''It's bear hunting season.'' The 13th-ranked Trojans (2-1, 0-1 Pac-12) look to save their season when they face California (1-2) for the 100th time...

Lane Kiffin still same jerk as before

To say that Lane Kiffin's reputation preceded him when he left the University of Tennessee in 2010 to become the head coach at Southern Cal would be quite the understatement. When Kiffin ditched the Vols one 7-6 football season, after Al Davis and the Raiders unceremoniously booted him out of Oakland following a 5-15 stint in the NFL, he did so in a blaze of indignity, scurrying...

Lane Kiffin with shortest press conference ever

Well, not really, but it wasn't too far from that. Coach Kiffykins, a perennial favorite of Sports Bloggers world wide kind of outdid himself Wednesday morning. Kiffin took questions following practice. Ok..well, actually he only took one of them before looking away and leaving. Total Presser Time :28 seconds. He already had endeared himself to the L.A media last...

Lane Kiffin cuts press conference very short after injury question (Video)

Writers and reporters learned a valuable lesson after USC’s practice on Wednesday — ask a question about a specific player’s injury and the fun ends for everyone. As you can see from the video above that Lindsey Thiry of FOX Sports shared on Twitter, the first question asked to Lane Kiffin during his media session Wednesday was also the last. Thiry mentioned on Twitter that...

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, 9-18-12

USC Coach Lane Kiffin talks to the media following Tuesday's practice. It's an open competition this week at practice at the left tackle spot between Max Tuerk and Aundrey Walker, plus Kiffin discusses how the Trojans get back on track after losing to Stanford.

Kiffin Keeps It Short...

USC Coach Lane Kiffin holds his routine post-practice press conference...but it ended up being anything but routine.

Morning Playbook - Kent State wins, Kiffin leaves early and Louisiana Tech players are sexy ...

Kent State 23, Buffalo 7 (AP Recap) - It was not the most MACtion-packed weeknight game we have seen but it did offer up some good moments, including a successful Hail Mary touchdown from Buffalo to close out the first half of the game. Unfortunately for the home town Bulls, Buffalo didn't have a prayer for the rest of the game with Buffalo going just 3-for-13 on third...

Competition Still Up in Air

USC Coach Lane Kiffin opened the competition at left tackle this week at practice between Aundrey Walker and Max Tuerk. Kiffin said no decision had been made come Thursday, but that both players responded to the challenge.

USC still shocked by 1st loss, but moving on

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three days after Southern California's comeback season got derailed at Stanford, the 13th-ranked Trojans still can't quite believe how quickly their imperfections were exposed. Robert Woods said Tuesday he's still in shock. Matt Barkley says he wasn't expecting the loaded Trojans to struggle in any game the way they did in their 21-14 loss, leading...

The Dirty Dozen and Bottom of the Barrel: USC got beat by a Tree

Well, hopefully you are still with us as we enter week number 3. Because this is college football, there are always upsets, and last week proved that when Stanford beat USC. Now mind you Stanford didn't have Andrew Luck or any of the other graduates who went on to play in the NFL or running corporations, but they still won. We think it's because ESPN picked USC to win...
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