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In another step to lure top talent and to let blue-chippers know that USC is the place to showcase your football talent, head coach Lane Kiffin and the Trojans are now including twitter handles on player bio’s. This risky move is an apparent attempt to keep prospective players virtually connected to current players without breaking any recruiting violations. Twitter is certainly a wonderful tool that allows for instant communication without filter to a worldwide audience. With that said, college football coaches such as Boise State’s Chris Petersen and Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher banned their players from tweeting because it’s not in their program’s best interest to arm players with a virtual megaphone that can be heard around the world. This ban is not done to punish the players, but rather to protect them. There have been too many instances where questionable tweeting has gotten players, and to some extent, entire programs in serious trouble. You don’t have to look any fur...
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LOS ANGELES -- Words such as "struggled" and "humbled" were thrown around to describe the USC offense last Sunday in preseason game number two.
The offense turned the ball over five times last week at the Coliseum.
On Saturday as the Trojans went through a mock game at Howard Jones Field, head coach Lane Kiffin was much more complimentary of his offensive unit...
USC head coach Lane Kiffin spoke with the media on Friday following the Trojans quick practice. After nearly three weeks of speculation surrounding the eligibility of three players, Kiffin provides a definitive answer on who will - and will not - be returning for the 2012 season.
With the countdown to the 2012 football season in the single digits, USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin says the team is “going in the right direction,” but there’s still a lot of work to do before the Sept. 1 opener against Hawaii.
Players who missed time with injuries early in camp are starting to return, and new faces, including true freshmen WR Nelson Agholor and LT Max...
USC Trojans cornerback Isiah Wiley is academically ineligible for 2012. (Photo via 247Sports.com)
The USC Trojans have a little less finagling to do to get under the NCAA’s 75-man scholarship limit after senior cornerback Isiah Wiley was ruled academically ineligible for 2012.
Wiley was one of three players who had not practiced during fall camp while waiting for academic clearance...
In case you ever wanted a list of the Southern California Trojan football player’s Twitter handles, look no further, they are now on the official USC site under the player’s biography. Here is Robert Woods’ official USC Trojan biography that lists his class, hometown, high school, height, weight, position, birthdate, experience and now his Twitter handle. There is the Twitter...
A day after USC head coach Lane Kiffin said his Trojans would be sure to practice again in full pads, the team made their way to the practice field dressed in just that and they were ready to tackle.
USC head coach Lane Kiffin talks to the media following day 17 of the Trojans' fall camp...
There is no need for the USC football team to walk around campus in full pads anymore. Instead Matt Barkley, Robert Woods, and crew can just hang out at the new $70 million John McKay Center.
-H/T Eye on CFB
The Trojans were back on Dedeaux Field for day 19 of fall camp and their shortest practice to date. USC head coach Lane Kiffin delivered news following practice regarding the eligibility of three of his players.
The University of Southern California announced on Tuesday the opening of their new $70 million McKay Football Center. The center is named after legendary Trojans coach John McKay who created a football dynasty between 1960 and 1975 collecting four National Championships along the way. USC boasts that, “the 110,000-square-foot athletic and academic facility is a powerful symbol...
(Welcome to the Fallout is the SWRT off-season weekend wrap-up of college football related news.)
Waiting on Lane.
Mark Weizer interviews USC head football coach Lane Kiffin about former USC/current Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones, the SEC, and his successor at Tennessee, Derek Dooley. (The Athens Banner-Herald)
Faster, Pussycat! Kiehl! Kiehl!
Kiehl Frazier talks...
Well, here we are.
Start of a new football season.
Even better than the start of the actual games, that means the start of hypothetical beauty pageants.
Much like Lane Kiffin, I have been entrusted with a sacred responsibility. Once again, I'll be voting in the SB Nation BlogPoll, probably the most authoritatively arbitrary ordering of teams you'll find anywhere.
The Trojans returned to the outfield of USC's baseball diamond for Tuesday's practice. Day 16 saw a repeat of day 15, a welcome sight for USC head coach Lane Kiffin.