Kiffin remains mum on starting quarterback

With the team’s final practice before its season opener in the books, USC head coach Lane Kiffin was asked a question that has dogged him throughout the entire preseason: Do you know who will start at quarterback? Up to this point, the answer to that question had always been no. But Kiffin changed his tune […]

Redd out for season opener

The first day of the 2013 school year in the books, and USC head coach Lane Kiffin appears optimistic about the team as they prepare for the season opener against Hawai’i on Thursday. REDD OUT Senior tailback Silas Redd announced on his Twitter account after Monday’s practice that he would not travel with the team […]

Kiffin’s indecision is blessing in disguise

When USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced on Saturday that, after months of evaluating redshirt sophomore quarterbacks Cody Kessler and Max Wittek, he was still unable to name a starter for the season opener, my initial reaction was to brace myself for the immediate, Twitter-induced backlash that predictably followed. Fans and media members alike were […]

Kiffin announces Kessler, Wittek to play in season opener

USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced Saturday that both Cody Kessler and Max Wittek will see time at quarterback in the team’s season opener at Hawai’i on Thursday. The redshirt sophomores have been in competition for the starting job since the spring, and the competition remains unsettled. Kiffin indicated that he will not decide on […]

Pendergast’s “relentless” defense could be a quick fix

After arguably the worst performance ever by a team ranked No. 1 in the preseason, there were bound to be major changes to the program after USC’s shockingly mediocre 2012 season. Many of the Trojan faithful were calling for USC head coach Lane Kiffin to be fired after overseeing a campaign that yielded the most […]

Fall, spring at USC filled with highs, lows

As the 2012-13 school year comes to a close, it is only natural for students to reflect on their time at USC. For seniors about to embark on the next phase of their lives, the most common thought is most likely along the lines of “where did the time go?” For underclassmen, time might not […]