Posted November 21, 2012 on
USC Coach Lane Kiffin talks with the media following Wednesday's practice as the Trojans continue to prepare for No. 1 Notre Dame.
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Lane Kiffin is known for many things. Draw your own conclussions. However, he is known for holding is cards close regarding discussing player injuries. And now, here's this. Yesterday's practive video shows freshman quarterback Matt Wittek taking snaps preparing to be the starter for Saturday's game with Notre Dame. That's fine, no problem at all. Starter Matt Barkley...
USC Coach Lane Kiffin speaks with the media following Tuesday's practice as USC prepares for its regular season finale hosting top-ranked and undefeated Notre Dame.
USC Coach Lane Kiffin wishes the Trojan family a 'Happy Thanksgiving' following Thursday's practice as USC continues to prepare to host top-ranked Notre Dame.
Max Wittek, a redshirt freshman quarterback who will play in the place of the injured Matt Barkley this weekend, said he believes the Trojans will beat the Fighting Irish.
The USC Trojans started the season ranked in the top 3 in both the Associated Press and Coaches polls, but after 4 disappointing losses have dropped out of the top 25 completely.
This has a lot of USC fans calling for Trojan coach Lane Kiffin to be fired. Kiffin has lost some big games this year by very small margins.
L – Stanford 21 – 14
L – Arizona 39 -36
L – Oregon 62...
Earlier this week, Lane Kiffin announced that Matt Barkley would not play in Saturday's game against Notre Dame. With Barkley out, the Trojans' upset hopes now rest on the arm of redshirt freshman Max Wittek. Wittek only has nine pass attempts for the season and has taken limited snaps in his young career.
With a redshirt freshman at the helm and the Irish likely to play...
Not much about Matt Barkley's senior season at Southern California has gone according to plan.
The quarterback certainly never expected he would walk down the Coliseum tunnel for his final home game with his right arm in a sling.
But Barkley isn't sorry he returned to USC, and he thinks more college players should take the same chance.
Barkley is still upbeat amid the...
With USC Trojan Matt Barkley shelved after suffering a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder last weekend against UCLA, the senior quarterback’s NFL Draft stock continues to rapidly plummet. The 6-foot-2, 230 pound Barkley, who was once projected to … Continue reading →
USC was blasted by UCLA on Saturday, which started the rumor mill and conversation regarding Lane Kiffin’s status as head coach for the future with the Trojans.
ESPN Los Angeles is reporting that Kiffin was told he’d absolutely be back as head coach in 2013, regardless of the outcome against the Bruins, according to athletic director Pat Haden.
“Absolutely,” Haden said...
LOS ANGELES - Although the result wasnt the one they were looking for, USC didnt have any problem getting up for UCLA.
The buildup contributes to that. They dont have Conquest every week on the USC campus, nor do they have a bonfire each week on the UCLA campus. Those traditions are saved for USC-UCLA rivalry week.
Players from both sides of the crosstown rivalry know each other...
USC senior quarterback Matt Barkley won't be taking the field on Saturday for senior day when the Trojans host top-ranked and undefeated Notre Dame.
Notre Dame has no conference tie-in or conference-championship game to play in, so the formula is simple: beat USC on Saturday and they’ll play for the BCS National Championship.
Several teams are on the outside looking in, including Oregon, Georgia, Florida and Kansas State. A few of those teams know what’s at stake Saturday night, and are rooting for Southern Cal.
1. After a wildly inefficient freshman season at Wake Forest which ended with a DWI, J.T. Terrell spent a season getting his act together at Peninsula Junior College and then transferred to USC. He's leading his new team in scoring, but once again is doing it solely through volume. Terrell is 7-19 on 2s (36.8%) and 5-20 on 3s (25%). Against Illinois he began the game with a turnover...
Petros Papadakis, FOX college football analyst, joins Matt this week to discuss the crazy weekend of football that was. They talk about USC's loss to crosstown rival UCLA and what this could mean for Lane Kiffin; a thought on embattled first year coach Mike Leach; and a preview of this weekend's Territorial Cup game between ASU and Arizona.
Among his observations: