Lane Kiffin just finished coaching one of the most disappointing USC seasons in memory. So why hasn't USC AD Pat Haden pull the plug? A top recruiting class has a lot to do with it, and Kiffin knows it.
An injured thumb hasn't prevented Chris Hawkins from competing this summer and won't keep the USC cornerback commit from playing in the Gridiron Kings this weekend. The Trojans also wait for ESPN 300 DE Jason Hatcher's announcement.