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Was it when he almost beat Alabama?
Steve Spurrier is a God, and Mark Richt worships him
Landing that whore Layla
Overall 31–15 (college)
Yet somehow he climbed the ranks faster than any coach in the history of football to the best job in CFB. WTF? Must be a great sales man
Lame Kiffin's resume is the 8th wonder of the world.
I have no idea how he keeps backing into jobs.
getting paid to coach anywhere to begin with
This post was edited by Crimson_Ghost 17 months ago
You're idiots. It started when he won 2 national championships with USC in 03, and 04. He went to the raiders, and although on several occasions it has since been proven that several decisions made by Lane Kiffin, that Al Davis overruled, including firing the defensive coordinator which Al later did himself, were the right decisions, and he increased their win total from the previous year. Then he went to Tennessee, and took a garbage team to a winning record, while nearly knocking off both #1 Florida and Alabama. Then he went to a severely depleted USC team, recruited his butt off to begin building the roster back up. He went 8-5 in his first year, but was less than 10 points away from 10-2, then he goes 10-2 the next year with a defeat of Oregon in their stadium. Now, this year, USC is missing the veteran leadership on the d line, but are 6-3 still within striking distance of the Rosebowl. Not bad for the coach of the team with the second worst sanctions since the death penalty.
This post was edited by USCbestofthePac 17 months ago
Fight on, family.
UCLA just walked the dog on Arizona.....have fun losing to the Bruins.
He did beat Oregon last year, if I recall.
Im a ND fan, but this is a fair assessment.
He does seem to be a snakeoil salesman whose word cant be trusted at facevalue, but he does have some success in his past. This year has been an enormous dissapointment, no doubt. Barkley has no shot at a NC or even BCS bowl and his draft stock has dropped. But even in recent memory Lane did have a big win at ND stadium when they were on a huge high and an even bigger one in Eugene.
If they drop to ND and especially UCLA though, it will get increasingly tougher to defend him. PErsonally, I dont see him on the sideline there in 2015.
He won at Southern Cal in the early 2000 because of Pete and benefitted that the NCAA did not test for HGH (too expensive). Dr. Ting was supplying the same "clear" to USC football players as Barry Bonds was receiving. Not a shocker several went on to the NFL and failed PED testing.
Also - the recruiting benefitted from Agents hanging around practice and all the extra benefits players received. If you think Lane came up with sending females to HS games to bang recruits in Tennessee - you are a fool. That was all Petey.
Lane has benefitted like every famous actor in Hollywood - a well known and connected parent.
He has a stable of 5-star recruits and struggles - he is no Nick Saban, who gets the most out of his talent.
What he is really benefitting is from 10 years of winning when Petey came to town because young boys were branded by USC's success. They grew up Trojans and look past the tangibles as most kool aid drinking fans do.
You're a Trojan fan - PSU fans believe Joe Paterno had nothing to do with their problems.....
I agree with you about USC being the easiest place to win, but they dont exactly have a history of attracting big name or high profile coaches. At least not in recent years. Pete Carrol is seen as a great coach now, but he was not really seen that way when USC first hired him. In fact, he was their 4th, 5th, or 6th choice
You're right , Oregon is the new blue blood of the PAC12
Biggest win was obviously against Minnesota.
becoming the head coach at USC is his biggest win. all the talent at USC covers up how much Kiffin fails as a head coach.
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