The Pac 12 has fined and reprimanded USC for deflating game balls below NCAA regulated levels during the Oregon game. Officials found three deflated balls before the game and two more at halftime. The Trojans blamed a student manager gone rogue and have relieved him of his duties.
quote:

"When informed of this allegation by the Pac-12, USC investigated it immediately. The student manager confirmed that he had, without the knowledge of, or instruction from, any USC student-athlete, coach, staff member or administrator, deflated those game balls after they had been tested and approved by officials prior to the game."
Filed Under: General Sports

Comments

6 Comments
why deflate them? easier to catch?
Reply59 months
So Kiffen's balls have been deflated again.
Reply59 months
Per ESPN: "The manager, who was not named, admitted to deflating footballs"

Of course the manager was not named becasue the "manager" was Kiffin.
Reply59 months
Lane "liar, liar, pants on fire"!
Reply59 months
i dont have any doubt Kiffin was behind this. but what is the point of deflating the balls and wouldnt it be obvious to anyone who handled one?
Reply59 months
"student manager confirmed that he had, without the knowledge of, or instruction from, any USC student-athlete, coach, staff member or administrator, deflated those game balls"

lol...yeah ok.
Reply59 months
Popular Stories
comments11

Video: "Last Words With Coach O" Before The Syracuse Game

The Tigers look to get back on track vs. The Orange.
comments11

LSU LB Tyler Taylor Will Start For Donnie Alexander vs. Syracuse

Alexander has to sit out the first half of Saturday's game.
logoFollow TigerDroppings for LSU Football News
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to get the latest updates on LSU Football and Recruiting.

FacebookTwitterInstagram