Quarterback decision to come Monday

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USC head coach Lane Kiffin will meet with Cody Kessler and Max Wittek on Monday morning to inform the two quarterbacks who will be the Trojans starter going forward.

USC head coach Lane Kiffin said Sunday night on a teleconference with local media that he is in the "process of finalizing" the quarterback decision.

After playing both Cody Kessler and Max Wittek in the Trojans first two games of the season, Kiffin said "it's time" for the staff to make a decision on the future starter.

Kessler started the first half of both games before Wittek took over in the second.

Neither quarterback has faired well in their first two outings. Kiffin said Sunday that he's "completely shocked" by lack of efficiency in the Trojans passing game.

Kessler and Wittek will meet with Kiffin Monday to learn the details of the selected starter, at which point the head coach says he'll provide the media with the information "around the decision, about the decision, and the reason for the decision."

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