Brian Kelly, Chip Kelly, and Lane Kiffin have all recently complimented, above and beyond, Jim Harbaugh’s team at Stanford.
When USC travels to Palo Alto this weekend, Kiffin has two major concerns. His place-kickers were 0-6 in practice on Wednesday and Stanford’s overall physical play could potentially become a problem for the Trojans.
Kiffin said, "The style that they are playing is exactly the style that we hope to play. They don't make many mistakes and they are very physical. To that end, the head coach amped up the hitting in what he called "the most physical practice since the Spring."
Depth continues to be a major problem for the Trojans.
Kiffin made us laugh when he said after Wednesday’s practice, “We brought in those 12 new guys from science class and none of them seemed to have really broken into our depth chart. We counted today we think there are 5 guys on our defensive service team that have never played football before. We really haven’t found more depth and we’re not going to.”