USC Coach Lane Kiffin isn’t saying which quarterback will audition for the Trojans’ starting job during Thursday’s season opener in Hawaii.
Quarterbacks Max Wittek and Cody Kessler both will play for No. 24 Southern California in its season opener next week.
Kessler, who threw two interceptions in the no-tackling scrimmage, but also made the game’s best throw on a 55-yard TD pass to Nelson Agholor, is the leading candidate to win the QB spot after Matt Barkley.
Although Lane Kiffin is grateful for Southern California athletic director Pat Haden’s video vote of confidence, his job security won’t alter Kiffin’s urgency to get the Trojans back on top.
With four new assistant coaches and no starting quarterback, Southern California has started work on erasing memories of last season’s disappointment.
Southern California coach Lane Kiffin has hired three assistant coaches to complete his staff overhaul after the Trojans’ disappointing 7-6 season.
Although Southern California signed another loaded recruiting class Wednesday, the Trojans were left lamenting the talent that got away.
Head coach Lane Kiffin has denied reports Wednesday that a “flat-out-brawl” happened in the locker-room after losing to Georgia Tech 21-7.
Lane Kiffin may have a freshman to start at QB in the fall after Max Wittek’s horrible performance at the Sun Bowl, completing 14 passes in 37 attempts in losing efforts to Georgia Tech.
USC Monday ended a disappointing season with a 21-7 loss against Georgia Tech in the Hyundai Sun Bowl.
The USC Trojans are already without Matt Barkley with shoulder injury for the Sun Bowl and now sophomore sensation Marqise Lee could be in danger of missing SC’s first bowl game since 2009.
Matt Barkley’s career at Southern California is over, a shoulder injury bringing a disappointing end to his record-breaking, four-year run as the Trojans’ quarterback.
Southern California wide receivers coach Tee Martin said Tuesday that he’ll remain at the school instead of returning to Tennessee to join new Vols coach Butch Jones’ staff.
Theo Riddick rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown, Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals, and No. 1 Notre Dame secured a spot in the BCS championship game with a 22-13 victory over Southern California on Saturday night.
USC senior quarterback Matt Barkley has reportedly separated his right shoulder in loss to the UCLA Bruins Saturday at the Rose Bowl.