LOS ANGELES (AP) -- With Saturday night's boos still ringing in his ears, Lane Kiffin came away with some strong feelings after watching the film of Southern California's 10-7 loss to Washington State.
"I'm completely shocked at what's going on in our passing game," the USC coach said Sunday night. "Last night was just inexcusable. ... There's one glaring area that we've been a disaster, which is the passing game."
The loss was even enough to spur Kiffin to choose a first-string quarterback.
After Cody Kessler and Max Wittek shared playing time in the first two games, Kiffin said he'll name one starting quarterback Monday.
But those two quarterbacks combined for just 54 yards passing against Washington State, and it's clear USC's offensive problems extend well beyond one position after an embarrassing defeat in the Coliseum.
USC hadn't even finished the first half before the crowd erupted in boos, particularly incensed by Kiffin's curious play-calling on failed third downs. By ...