Remember this post? I thought I would bring this back as one of Kiffin's comments stands out, Emphasized below - P
With the Linebacker unit already thin, Jordon Campbell may be the latest casualty...unfortunately this one might be self inflicted.
USC linebacker Jordan Campbell was on the verge of being kicked off the football team by coach Lane Kiffin, according to sources Tuesday.
Kiffin said he met with Campbell but would not divulge what rule he violated. He said Campbell was not arrested.
"Something came up," Kiffin said. "It's something we heard something about. We're in the position we're always in. Deciding if it's accurate."
Campbell was suspended in the winter for accumulating too many negative points, which are given for missing classes and/or tutoring sessions. He missed the first part of spring practice but was reinstated earlier this month.
Some guys just don't get it.
Campbell has had numerous opportunities to get his act together.
It will be interesting to see how Kiffin handles this. This is one of those times where sacrificing one to send a very strong message may be just the thing the team needs to see.
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Update 11/21 - I have been hearing that the administration knew about this and self reported the issue to the NCAA. Kiffin's comment above seems to fit. Campbell has not played a down at Louisville and if I remember correctly he was able to transfer unencumbered due to the NCAA's sanctions.
Interesting development to say the least.