Quick hitters: Let Max throw

Lane Kiffin has to let his redshirt freshman QB loose against the Irish

Updated: November 21, 2012, 4:50 PM ET
By Steve Bisheff | WeAreSC
LOS ANGELES  It's a little bit of déjà vu at USC this week. Notre Dame coming in and a backup Trojans quarterback preparing for his coming out party.

[+] EnlargeRonald Johnson
AP Photo/Jae C. HongRonald Johnson dropped a go-ahead touchdown pass in Notre Dame's last trip to the Coliseum, also played without Matt Barkley.
Two years ago it was Mitch Mustain. Now it is Max Wittek.