Quoting Kiffin: Morning Practice
Lane Kiffin
Lane Kiffin
Posted Aug 10, 2010

With depth being an issue, the Trojans’ two-a-day practices will consists of a morning walk-through and a full practice at night. Look inside to see what Lane Kiffin had to say following Tuesday’s walk-through.

Lane Kiffin on the schedule for two-a-day practices.

“Looking at this whole thing – from, No. 1, our roster and the numbers that are on that, to guys being banged up – we basically decided to not do two-a-days. What we’re doing is very similar to one-a-days, except we’re allowed to use a ball. We’re basically just coming out here for a long walk-through, which is good for us mentally. It keeps us more healthy physically. The concern always is with that (is losing) the toughness with two-a-days. But it is what it is, and we can’t do it. We’re going to be smart about it.”

Lane Kiffin on watching film of Sunday’s 93-play scrimmage:

“I thought Jordan Cameron was probably the star. I thought Mitch (Mustain) played really well again. Every time we’ve gone live he’s done a great job. That’s very exciting to have a second guy you feel like you can call anything with. We’re in a good spot there. Malcolm Smith, if he stays healthy and keeps working, can be a great player.”

Lane Kiffin on Matt Barkley’s scrimmage performance:

“I thought he played OK. We tried some new things, some stuff we hadn’t practiced a whole lot of, just to see how he’s respond, and he did well with it. He’s doing good.”

Lane Kiffin on the running game during the scrimmage:

“I thought were inconsistent up front. We were moving people around. We were kind of banged up up there. I thought Dillon ran well. Curtis ran really well. Marc continues to improve. C.J. and Allen really didn’t get much going. Hopefully that’ll change next week.”

Lane Kiffin when asked if he had any concerns with the kicking game:

“There’s plenty of time with that. We’re moving them slowly along to make sure we do things really well in the kicking game. It’s going to take a while for everything to come together. The goal obviously is to have everything going at 100 percent when we go to Hawaii.”

Lane Kiffin answers questions from the media. (Jaime Rodriguez Photo)

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