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Expectations keep rising

Despite easy win Kiffin finds flaws with Trojans in season opener

Updated: September 3, 2012, 12:04 PM ET
By Jeremy Hogue | We Are SC
You never read too much into the first game of the season.

A year ago in their season opener, the Trojans played a sloppy game against Minnesota, barely ran the ball, and Lane Kiffin was happy with a win but unhappy with the performance, saying the team had a lot to of work to do. They went on to a surprising 10-2 season, ending the year as a top-5 team.