Posted October 09, 2012 on usc.scout.com
PLAYERS: Lane Kiffin
TEAMS: USC Trojans
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.
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