Found December 27, 2012 on
Crystal Ball Run:
Lane Kiffin donning a sombrero. Like a strip-club line item on an expense report, it was one of those beautiful, iconic images that have come to define bowl season. Hours later, it all came crashing down. Whatever goodwill the Trojans had built up on their holiday trip to the Sun Bowl courtesy of Kiffin’s hat dance was gone in the span of 90 minutes. Must be #Hyundai #Sunbowl time...Here at #SunlandPark for Sheriff's Posse dinner as Old & Ugly rocks. #USC #GaTech twitter.com/dukekeith/stat… — Duke Keith (@dukekeith) December 27, 2012 An hour and a half of a half-empty “Sheriff’s Posse” shindig. An hour and a half of legendary El Paso house band Old & Ugly jamming for a sparsely crowded event center. An hour and a half of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets eating in near silence. Bad form #USC. Hour late for Sheriff's Posse Dinner. #GaTech coach Paul Johnson took team & left. Can't blame him. twitter.com/dukekeith/stat… — Duke Keith (@dukekeith) December 27, 2012 An hour and a half of Paul Johnson fuming. Well, at least USC’s players are enjoying themselves: Out here in El Paso. ****** city but glad I can enjoy this moment wit the USC family — Leonard Williams (@LWtrojan94) December 27, 2012 On the bright side, if the Trojans were disappointed with their bowl invitation this year, they probably won't be invited back any time soon.
BEST OF MAXIM
EL PASO USC Coach Lane Kiffin, who delivered several apologies for missteps during the regular season, offered another Thursday for etiquette slips by the Trojans in the run-up to Monday's Sun Bowl against Georgia Tech.
On Wednesday night, the Trojans arrived late for a kick-off dinner that was to involve both teams and bowl officials. Georgia Tech Coach Paul Johnson and his...
There’s one thing that’s very clear in Lane Kiffin‘s career, the USC head coach has no interest in making friends.
Kiffin and his USC Trojans stood up Paul Johnson and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at a Sun Bowl dinner, according to Duke Keith of the El Paso Times. According to Keith’s tweets, the dinner was at the Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino in Sunland Park, N...
Suffice it to say, the USC Trojans had a disappointing season.
Going into the season with national championship aspirations, the team jumped out to a 6-1 start, and looked poised to at least capture a Rose Bowl bid. However, the team limped into the finish, ending out the season 7-5 (5-4 in the Pac-12) — possibly hurt the draft stock of quarterback Matt Barkley – and will find...
USC Coach Lane Kiffin spoke with the media following Friday evening's practice in El Paso as the Trojans continue to prepare for Georgia Tech in the Sun Bowl.
Apparently Lane Kiffin and the Trojans decided to skip out on the Sun Bowl dinner, named the Sheriff’s Posse Dinner, with Georgia Tech that is set up to bring the two teams together before they meet on the field. Sun Bowl organizers can’t be too happy with this, but should we expect anything more from Kiffin? If the Yellow Jackets win … karma. Bad form #USC. Hour late for Sheriff’s...
USC head coach Lane Kiffin appears to be getting in the mood for the Sun Bowl. On Wednesday, his Trojans arrived in El Paso, Tex. for their game against Georgia Tech on New Year's Eve, and take a look at what the colorful coach was wearing. Very festive. Via Deadspin.
USC Coach Lane Kiffin speaks with the media following Thursday's practice in El Paso. Kiffin announced quarterback Matt Barkley will not be available to play in the Sun Bowl.
Lane Kiffin and the USC Trojans showed up an hour and 30 minutes late to the Sun Bowl dinner because well… he is Lane Kiffin. Also, a USC Trojan lineman took to Twitter last night to call El Paso ************ on Twitter. He quickly deleted the tweet but EDSBS was quick enough to retweet it so we could show it.
You mean “Blight On.” RT @lwtrojan94: Out here in El Paso. ***...
USC Coach Lane Kiffin addresses the media at Friday's Sun Bowl press conference.
Matt Barkley’s college career is officially over as USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced that Barkley won’t be playing in the Sun Bowl against Georgia Tech. Barkley talked to the media and let it be known that this is not how he wanted to end his career as a Trojan. “It’s not what I thought would happen, it’s not what I think is the most ideal situation, but at the same...
I KNOW IT'S OVER
Lane Kiffin has announced that quarterback Matt Barkley's storied career with the Trojans is over as he will not be playing in the Sun Bowl due to an injured shoulder.
Game Day Goulash
Your Saturday bowl schedule.
All Bowls on ESPN unless otherwise noted. All times Eastern.
Armed Forces Bowl - Air Force vs. Rice (11:45 am)
Pinstripe Bowl - West Virginia vs. Syracuse (3:15 pm)
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl - Navy vs. Arizona St. (4:00 pm, ESPN2)
Alamo Bowl - Texas vs. Oregon St. (6:45 pm)
Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl - TCU vs. Michigan...
Comically hideous USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced Thursday that senior quarterback Matt Barkley will be unable to compete in the Sun Bowl against Georgia Tech due to a sprained AC joint the Trojan suffered against UCLA in November. The … Continue reading →
USC senior quarterback Matt Barkley suffered a shoulder sprain in the fourth quarter of the Trojans loss to UCLA. After sitting out the Notre Dame game, Coach Lane Kiffin originally believed Barkley would be ready to go for USC's bowl game. Kiffin announced Thursday Barkley will not be cleared by doctors to play in the Sun Bowl. Barkley shares his reaction....