Posted October 10, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Lane Kiffin
TEAMS: USC Trojans
No. 11 USC travels to Seattle to take on unranked Washington this Saturday at CenturyLink Field.

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, 10-11-12

Coach Lane Kiffin talks to the media following Thursday's practice as No. 11 USC prepares to travel to Seattle to take on Washington.

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, 10-9-12

Coach Lane Kiffin talks to the media following Tuesday's practice. No. 11 USC will travel to Seattle to take on unranked Washington on Saturday.

Did student-assistants leak new USC helmets?

Brobible uncovered these USC matte black helmets via a tipster. The red shiny helmets shown in the photograph are the current helmets. These girls are supposedly student-assistants to USC’s equipment manager and they posted these images to a Instagram.It’s unclear if these are going to be worn by Southern Cal, maybe they’re just a prototype, but they certainly are a cool look...

Kiffin Throws Banner a Bone

USC freshman offensive tackle Zach Banner will redshirt this season, but that isn't stopping Coach Lane Kiffin from allowing Banner to travel to Seattle with the team this weekend. Banner is originally from Tacoma (Wash.), he chose USC over the Huskies.

Shaw gets looks opposite Robey

LOS ANGELES --- USC cornerback Nickell Robey thinks the ball is going to be thrown to his side on every play. In reality, teams dont want to throw the ball anywhere near him. The problem USC is having with the second cornerback spot can be summed up rather easily. I dont necessarily think its go at the other guy as more so as you go away from 21 (Nickell Robey), said USC defensive...

What’s Wrong With Matt Barkley And The Trojan Offense?

This was supposed to be a magical season for Matt Barkley. He was going to “finish his business” and not only win a national title but also win a Heisman trophy.  Now, five games into the USC season, all of those things seem very unlikely.  Yes, USC has lost a game, and Barkley has struggled at times, but it looks as if he could be turning it around.  This past Thursday night...

Lane Kiffin needs a lesson in politics

Every four years, college football season and its annual Heisman hunt converge with presidential debate season. There are more than a few similarities between the two American pastimes: Each industry was supposedly founded on good and righteous ideals college football as a maker of strong and educated young men, politics as a place where the most selfless of our citizens go to serve...

Target on the No. 2 Ducks in the Pac-12

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer USC coach Lane Kiffin insists his team isn't looking ahead to its game against No. 2 Oregon, while Arizona State coach Todd Graham admits it's hard not to. And Washington's Steve Sarkisian is trying not to look back. At the halfway point of their season, the Ducks haven't yet...

Iron Sharpens Iron

Recruited and groomed by Robert Woods and Marqise Lee, freshman Nelson Agholor has earned the third receiving spot for the Trojans.

By-The-Numbers: USC

SEATTLE - By-The-Numbers is back and loaded for Trojan! We've got more dolo riding on this game than Matt Barkley's bank account because things are going to get rather moist at CenturyLink Field, our crack meteorologists have revealed. Will that be enough to keep USC's offensive line in quicksand, or will their "protection" give Barkley time to slice up the...

Former colleagues collide in the Emerald City

LOS ANGELES --- In the place where former USC head coach Pete Carroll has transformed the Seattle Seahawks into the top defensive unit in the NFL, his former co-offensive coordinators with the Trojans will be center stage in a Pac-12 battle on Saturday. Steve Sarkisian and Washington (3-2, 1-1 Pac-12 North) will host Lane Kiffin and No. 11 USC (4-1, 2-1 Pac-12 South) at CenturyLink...

Morgan's timely return provides needed depth

D.J. Morgan returned to the field for USC with a bang in the Trojans win at Utah last Thursday. Head coach Lane Kiffin very complimentary of Morgan's performance. "D.J. played the best he's ever played since he's been here," Kiffin said. "He ran tough. Before that we had him in on some pass protection stuff before the injuries. "(It was) great to see...

USC's secondary an unsolved mystery

The back seven was thought to be the strength of the USC defense heading into this season, with the defensive line thought to be one, big question mark. So, far the defensive line has been tremendously better than expected. The linebackers have been solid and in the secondary the question is the second cornerback spot opposite Nickell Robey. Anthony Brown started the season there...

Southern Cal-Washington Preview

Southern California has spent plenty of time away from Los Angeles, but that will soon change. Winning a game at Washington would give coach Lane Kiffin's squad a big lift heading into the second half of the season. The 11th-ranked Trojans will try to set a program record with a 187th consecutive game without getting shut out Saturday when the Huskies look to open 4-0 at home...
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