Several USC players referred to the Oregon game as the Trojans’ bowl game while freshman cornerback Nickell Robey called it the, “Super Bowl.”
So how does USC recover from the letdown?
“That’s why you never heard me call it a bowl game,” Lane Kiffin said. “I’m not worried about our team. We will go back to work and not change what we’re doing
USC coach Lane Kiffin said tonight Matt Barkley “didn’t play very well.”
Kiffin also blamed himself by saying he did not call enough short pass plays to overcome Oregon’s frequent blitzes. Kiffin said he went for longer passes because he felt he needed to keep pace with the Ducks’ offense.