Following up on SportsCenter’s original stat: Lane Kiffin is now 0-11 at USC after trailing by 7+ points in the second half and 2-17 as an FBS head coach.
“Nobody thought this is how it would end. This is reality.”
– USC wide receiver Marqise Lee
Here’s a transcript from Lane Kiffin’s Sun Bowl Press Conference.
Lane Kiffin has interviewed former Cal defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast for the vacant defensive coordinator’s position, according to sources.
USC wide receiver Robert Woods announced after the game he would turn pro. Woods said the NFL evaluation said he would be a second-round pick but he believed he could move up with good workouts.
“There’s potential I could be a first-rounder,” Woods said.
Woods said he was not influenced by the fact he caught fewer passes this season than his sophomore year.
“If the (USC) coaches kept me another year, they would probably get me the ball,” Woods said.
Lane Kiffin was asked if he was concerned about his job status?
“No,” Kiffin replied.
Asked about changes, Kiffin said, “We’re going to evaluate everything.”
But that has been his stock answer the latter part of the season to questions about making changes.
“We can’t be 7-6. Not at ‘SC. That’s not the expectation at ‘SC. Obviously we have work to do. Obviously we have to coach better.”
– USC coach Lane Kiffin
Abe Markowitz and Torrin Harris did not play today because they were ruled academically ineligible for the game.
How many times can you say basically the same thing? Expect excuses about Matt Barkley being out or the wind but where was the energy? The leadership? The will to play? That falls on one person: The . . . Coach