1. USC Football: Lane Kiffin's Shenanigans and Trickery Need To Stop

    Warning: Manifesto ahead. Lane Kiffin seemed like a strange hire from the start. After all, this was a program reeling from NCAA allegations, with sanctions pending, an embattled AD and a beloved coach who had just bolted for the NFL...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 7,781 reads 72 comments

  2. USC Football: Why USC Needs to Replace the Kiffins

    There is trouble in Troy, folks. The Trojans are on a two-game losing streak and the defense leaves a whole heck of a lot to be desired. Three games have been lost so far overall and three remain on USC’s 2012 schedule...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 5,018 reads 52 comments

  3. USC Football: Monte Kiffin Needs to Retire, Defensive Schemes Outdated

    Well, duh. Yes, Monte Kiffin absolutely does need to retire. Shall we count the reasons why? USC’s loss to Oregon on Saturday set two dubious records. It was the first time 62 points had been hung on USC EVER...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 7,727 reads 30 comments

  4. USC Football: Postgame Oregon Thoughts and Analysis

    USC never led in its matchup with Oregon, but didn’t get blown out or embarrassed. That’s more than I, personally, expected...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 2,649 reads 16 comments

  5. USC Football: Taking a Look at USC vs. Oregon & How the Trojans Can Win

    I’ll be honest, I do not expect USC to beat Oregon. I want them to, oh how I want them to. However, after watching their playing, their penalties, their total lack of discipline ...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 3,030 reads 17 comments

  6. USC Football: This Isn't How Matt Barkley's Senior Season Was Supposed to Go

    Matt Barkley ’s senior season isn ’t going the way Trojan fans thought it would. With the exception of the Colorado game, he isn ’t exactly lighting the world ...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 2,557 reads 4 comments

  7. USC Football: Lane Kiffin Needs to Hire an Offensive Coordinator

    The puns are going to get tired fast, but here goes— Lane Kiffin ’s Offensive Play Calling Is Simply Offensive. Look, I love my alma mater. The University of Southern California has a place very near and dear to my heart...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 4,188 reads 33 comments

  8. USC Football: 10 Things We Learned from the Trojans Loss vs. Arizona

    I can see the headlines now: Demolition in the Desert. Trojans Trounced in Tucson. Kiffin Killed By ‘Cats. And so on. That was ugly, undisciplined, sloppy, immature football played this afternoon by the USC Trojans...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 2,367 reads 16 comments

  9. USC vs. Arizona: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

    FINAL Arizona 39 USC 36 Arizona outlasted USC to win. I will be back in a few hours with my follow-up. For now, I'm going to go...commiserate with other heartbroken and angry Trojan fans...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 5,174 reads 30 comments

  10. USC Football: How Much of a Challenge Does the Wildcats' Offense Pose to Trojans

    USC faces the re-energized Arizona Wildcats Saturday afternoon in Tucson. Arizona is playing under first-year head coach Rich Rodriguez and is more dangerous than their 4-3 overall, 1-3 Pac-12 record suggests...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 1,641 reads 1 comments

  11. USC Football: Matt Barkley on Track to Ascend in Heisman Conversation

    Matt Barkley had a record-setting game last Saturday in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum when he and his Trojan team dismantled fellow Pac-12 South Division member Colorado Buffaloes, 50-6...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 1,863 reads 11 comments

  12. USC Football: Offense Had Record-Setting Day; Is Hurry-Up Offense Here to Stay?

    First let’s get the rankings out of the way: The USC Trojans move up to No. 9 in the BCS poll , No. 8 in the USA Today coaches' poll and No. 10 in the AP poll ...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 3,014 reads 4 comments

  13. USC Football: Post-Game Thoughts on the Trojans' Rout of Colorado

    50-6 feels good, no matter how it happens, and the Trojans beatdown of Colorado happened exactly how one would expect it to...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 1,355 reads 4 comments

  14. USC Football: Breaking Down the Trojans' Offensive Issues

    Look, it’s no longer breaking news, I realize this. However, USC’s offense so far this season is strange. Very, very strange. Consider the cast of characters on the Trojan offense...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 771 reads 2 comments

  15. USC Football: A Look at the 2nd Half of the Trojans' Season

    USC’s scheduling certainly hasn’t been easy this year. This weekend, the Trojans return home to play Colorado—just their third home game of this seven-week-old season...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 2,089 reads 11 comments

  16. USC Football: Lane Kiffin Is Playing Tressel-Ball, but Why?

    Tressel-Ball (adjective) definition via Wikipedia : “As Ohio State's head coach, Tressel is known for a conservative style of play calling (dubbed "Tressel-ball"), winning ...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 5,239 reads 19 comments

  17. USC Football: Breaking Down USC's Spot in the BCS Rankings

    The first BCS rankings of the 2012 season were released on Sunday night. There were a few surprises, such as Florida at No. 2 and Oregon at No. 3. Kansas State is at No. 4 and Notre Dame is No...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 4,596 reads 17 comments

  18. USC Football: 10 Things We Learned from the Trojans' Win vs. Washington

    A win is a win, unless you’re the BCS computers. Then style counts. Stats count. Dominance counts. Whatever dominance USC showed in the first half of its game against Washington, completely disappeared in the second half...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 3,628 reads 24 comments

  19. USC vs. Washington: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

    FINAL USC 24 Washington 14 USC looked like doo doo in the 4th but hung on for the win, showing some decent clock management...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 2,989 reads 8 comments

  20. USC vs. Washington: Weather, QBs, Records, Other Interesting Things to Look For

    The USC Trojans are in Seattle this weekend to take on Pac -12 North opponent Washington at their temporary home, CenturyLink Field...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 869 reads 1 comments

  21. USC Football: Blueprint for Trojans to Make It to BCS Title Game

    Last weekend was sort of glorious for USC fans. Several key losses by top teams put USC more in control of its own destiny than they’d been since the loss to Stanford in September...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 3,440 reads 10 comments

  22. USC vs. Washington Has a Little Lane Kiffin vs. Steve Sarkisian to It

    For five seasons Lane Kiffin and Steve Sarkisian coached side by side for USC under Pete Carroll. These were the Golden Years of the Carroll era, when recruiting hummed along with ...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 1,361 reads 2 comments

  23. USC Football: Comparing Matt Barkley's 2012 to Carson Palmer's Heisman Year

    Matt Barkley started the season as the undisputed Heisman favorite. Since then, he’s fallen off the radar a bit, somewhat unfairly. His numbers aren’t as good as last year’s; that much is true...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 2,618 reads 0 comments

  24. USC vs. Utah: 10 Things We Learned from the Trojans Win Against the Utes

    Utah played four quarters and scored 28 points. USC played one-and-a-half quarters and scored 38. It was nice of USC, but totally unnecessary, to spot Utah two-and-a-half quarters...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 6,522 reads 28 comments

  25. USC vs. Utah: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

    USC - 38, Utah - 28, FINAL USC got off to a rough start, getting down 14-0 before they roared back to life to win the game decisively...

    Amy Lamare Written by Amy Lamare about 2 years ago 7,449 reads 22 comments