Posted August 16, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Soma Vainuku
TEAMS: USC Trojans
USC fullback Soma Vainuku discusses the effect injuries have had on the Trojans' Fall Camp.

Kiffin: USC's QB spot still up for grabs

LOS ANGELES -- The first time USC stepped into the Coliseum for a scrimmage this camp, Cody Kessler got the start and the majority of the first team reps. USC head coach Lane Kiffin said the next time his team entered the Coliseum for a scrimmage, the start would go to Max Wittek. True to his word, Kiffin gave Wittek the start Friday for scrimmage No. 2. It could have been to the...

Injuries mount in physical USC camp

LOS ANGELES -- The yellow jersey Cody Kessler wears during USC practices provides him some security -- he can't be touched. The defacto sacks against the Trojans quarterback are nothing more than slaps on the back. He knows that'll be different if he were playing in a real game, but for now, he's very grateful for the yellow jersey. "I'm kind of glad we'...

USC's Allen has a change in mindset after tragic loss

LOS ANGELES ---Alice Cullen told Buck Allen he was like a son to her. Those words continue to stick with Allen today. They mean a great deal to the USC tailback because Cullen only had one son herself. Allen reciprocated the sentiment saying Cullen, his Godmother, was like a second mother to him. "She's been there for me," Allen explains trying to hold back his...

USC Football: Lane Kiffin getting closer to naming Trojans starting QB

Coach Kiffin talking to his quarterback Max Wittek (Photo by AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) When former USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley went down to an injury this past season, a lot of cardinal and gold fans wanted to see what the future held for the quarterbacks in waiting. In came in Max Wittek and threw for 388 yards, 2 touchdowns, 5 interceptions, and 3 sacks for the season. It...

No. 27 USC Trojans season preview

No. 27 USC Trojans (7-6) Coach Lane Kiffin (fourth season, 25-13 at USC, 32-19 overall)Returning Starters: 16, 8 offense, 7 defense, 1 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 13Strength of Schedule: 25 The USC Trojans lost quarterback Matt Barkley to the NFL, but return enough to contend in the Pac-12 South. Southern California brings back 16 starters and the Trojans look to improve off...

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, 8-14-13

USC head coach Lane Kiffin discusses Wednesday's two practices following the evening session...

College Football's Top 25 Wide Receiving Corps for 2013

USC is limited on scholarships due to NCAA sanctions, but coach Lane Kiffin didn’t take any shortcuts on his receiving corps. The Trojans have...

The Playbook Blitz, 8-15-13

The Playbook Blitz -- Dion Bailey injury update, 20 players out for USC, Marqise Lee returns, scrimmage Friday...
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