Tag Archive for: tony burnett

Trojans’ depth issues will be costly

Though a contradictory figure of speech by definition, oxymorons infiltrate our everyday language. We have the tried-and-true cliches — overused literary paradoxes like “deafening silence” and “sweet sorrow.” We also spread them unwittingly at every turn, with common verbiage such as “act naturally” and “dull roar.” After scanning the 2013 football depth chart released last […]

Track and field teams garner wins at weekend meets

It was a busy weekend for the USC track and field team as they competed in two meets. On Friday, the women’s team travelled to Fayetteville, Arkansas to compete in the NCAA Last Chance Qualifier, the last opportunity for these athletes to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Track Championships The Women of Troy walked away with […]

Kiffin, coaching staff face recruiting test

Let it now be said that when it comes to recruiting and reeling in decorated high school prospects, Lane Kiffin knows what he’s doing. There have been a number of criticisms directed toward the Trojans’ 36-year-old coach in recent years, but just about anyone, including his detractors, will concede the following: he can recruit with […]

Burnett Earns Scholarship

With the USC secondary in question late in the season, coach Lane Kiffin, had to resort to some unorthodox measures to get some energy and production back into his team’s defense. One of the bright spots in the move was the play of walk-on safety Tony Burnett. Burnett, a redshirt junior, burst onto the scene […]