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Crystal Ball Run:
Maybe Pat Haden knows something about Lane Kiffin that the rest of us don't. After an abysmally disappointing season in which USC started as the preseason No. 1 team and finished 7-6, USC head coach Lane Kiffin was believed to be under mountains of pressure to win this year. Kiffin is a great recruiter and used to be a decent play-caller, until the hype and ensuing collapse of 2012 ruined the momentum that the Trojans had after their 10-2 record in 2011. Pac-12 Media Days took place on Friday in Los Angeles and the person who most answered the most questions was Lane Kiffin. Kiffin, with wide receiver Marqise Lee and linebacker Hayes Pullard, faced questions for 23 minutes, more than any other school did during their allotted time at the media gathering. Kiffin answered questions about everything from their preparation this season after the overhyped 2012 season, to who will start at quarterback this year. He also enlightened the media, and those of us not fortunate enough t...
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Since becoming the USC football head coach, Lane Kiffin has received a lot of flak from Trojan fans. When former athletic director Mike Garrett brought Kiffin in, he expected it to be a smooth transition because of his ties to Pete Carroll, being his previous offense coordinator.
Kiffin’s first year was not easy as he USC football program was hit with tough sanctions. Also, Pat...
Southern California Athletic Director Pat Haden says Lane Kiffin is not on the ''hot seat'' heading into his fourth season as the Trojans' football coach.
USC released the video on Thursday night, the day before Pac-12 football media days in California.
Haden says ''I anticipate the media will ask me if our football coach is on the hot seat this year...
Last year was pretty disappointing for the USC Trojans — in fact, USC was the first team ever to begin ranked #1 in the Preseason AP Poll and finish unranked — ouch.
Part of the problem was that there were far too many distractions — and now Lane Kiffin is looking to crack down. Today, he announced that he will close off all fall practices from the media, which should allow...
CULVER CITY, Calif. In 2012, USC had two reigning 1,000-yard rushers in its backfield.
Neither broke the 1K mark by season's end.
USC's running game was far less superior than it had been in years past. Lane Kiffin was and still is searching for answers.
The ground game, or lack thereof, contributed to the demise of the Trojans leading to a 7-6 2012.
However, if you ask...
This means if USC struggles again Kiffin will probably be fired.
Never take these support comments seriously, AD’s lie all the time.
“I anticipate the media will ask me if our football coach is on the hot seat this year,” Haden said. “Here is my answer and will be my answer whenever I’m asked: He is not. I’m behind Lane Kiffin 100 percent. I have great confidence in him...
The USC Trojans limped to a disappointing six losses in 2012. Athletic director Pat Haden taped a speech stating that coach Lane Kiffin is not on the "hot seat" however.
USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced Monday that USC practices will no longer be open to the media...
USC head coach Lane Kiffin spoke one-on-one with FOX Sports NEXT at Pac-12 Media Day on Friday. The Trojans kick off fall camp Saturday Aug. 3.
Most of college football’s preseason hot seat coach rankings list USC coach Lane Kiffin at the top or in the top five. But if you believe...
CULVER CITY, Calif. While USC head coach Lane Kiffin was arguably the center of attention at Friday's Pac-12 Media Day at Sony Studios, it's clear that the favorite to win the Pac-12 South Division isn't Kiffin's Trojans.
It's their rival on the west side: UCLA.
The defending Pac-12 South champs were picked to repeat and even received a few votes to win the...
The complete trancript of USC Head Coach Lane Kiffin as he talked with the media on Friday.