If things aren't working out, sometimes you have to call for reinforcements. In the case of Lane Kiffin they may come in the player he affectionately calls "No. 9."
After giving up 1,318 yards over the past two weeks, including 673 through the air, Kiffin could turn to wide receiver Marqise Lee to help out on the defensive end Saturday when No. 19 USC (6-3, 4-3 Pac-12 South) hosts Arizona State (5-4, 3-3 Pac-12 South) on Saturday at noon.
After Oregon had a record-setting performance last Saturday against the USC defense everyone wants to take the blame.
Kiffin, his dad defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin and defensive line coach Ed Orgeron have all taken turns this week taking the blame for the Trojans defensive woes. Yet there are answers that need to be found.
Lee may be able to provide some, at least, in certain situations. The number of snaps or how much he'll play on defense has yet to be announced by Kiffin but it's something that was brought up about a month ago when ...