On the eve of Friday's
The Trojans are coming off a 7-6 season, which featured an embarrassing loss to Georgia Tech in the
"I anticipate the media will ask me if our football coach is on the hot seat this year," Haden said in the video. "Here is my answer, and will be my answer whenever I'm asked. He is not.
"I'm behind Lane Kiffin 100%. I have great confidence in him. He's a very hard-working, detail-oriented coach. He's a dynamic play-caller, in my estimation, and he's an exceptional recruiter.
"He knows USC and he knows what it takes to be successful here."
Haden also said renovations to
The Trojans open the season Aug. 29 at Hawaii and play their home opener against