Lane Kiffin abruptly ended his press conference on Wednesday after being asked just one question.
The USC head football coach seemed to be irked when he was asked a question about one of the Trojan player’s practice participation. The name of the player in question has not been released, in order to comply with the school’s media policies.
The incident comes in the wake of USC banning reporters from disclosing strategy or injuries that they might see in practice. Los Angeles Daily News reporter Scott Wolf was suspended from practice for two weeks for discussing an injury to kicker Andre Heidari.
Kiffin may have still been upset about his team’s performance over the weekend. The Trojans were upset at Stanford, losing 21-14. The loss moved them from second to No.13 in the national rankings.
The coach expressed his frustrations after the contest. Kiffin publicly criticized his team on Sunday. He said that quarterback matt Barkley made "probably two of his worst decisions in our three years together."
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Below is the video of Kiffin cutting his presser short. A portion of the audio is muted, to prevent viewers from knowing what player the head coach was asked about.