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diddydirtyAubie
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re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone

I like Kiffin.


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Zamoro10
Member since Jul 2008
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re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
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How does this frickstick keep getting these jobs?


That's like asking, why does a Harvard Grad get an internship and then job on Wall Street?

Dude has a great resume. Protege of his dad, mentored by Pete Carroll at USC as OC with one of the most prolific offenses of all time.

He only had 1 year w/ Raiders (Davis - enough said)
1-year at UT - recruited the shite out of that place given the crap circumstances and didn't exactly bomb.

This (USC) is his first real job to properly evaluate him apart from his resume/background.


Crede15
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Member since Jun 2009
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re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
He wasn't even remotely qualified to get the Raiders job. The Tennessee job, why not. The USC job, maybe.


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dawgdayafternoon
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He only had 1 year w/ Raiders (Davis - enough said)

5-15 record. Enough said.

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1-year at UT - recruited the shite out of that place given the crap circumstances and didn't exactly bomb.

True. He did deliver their best season in the last 5 years... 7-6!


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wahoocs
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Lafayette, LA
Member since Nov 2004
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But it's Lane Kiffin so it's a big deal


I honestly don't think the coach or team is the story here.

You think a manager took it upon himself to deflate balls because he thought it might help?

C'mon, man!!!!

The only reason the coach or team is being discussed is Kiffin's baggage. He really will never gain anyone's respect worth having. Perfect man for the job, IMO.

Mostly because I enjoy watching them suffer.


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BuckeyeFan87
Ohio State Fan
Columbus
Member since Dec 2007
22812 posts

re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
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Dude has a great resume


Debatable


Crede15
Alabama Fan
Member since Jun 2009
13189 posts

re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
Very debatable. I wasn't really paying much attention at the time, but how exactly did he get the Raiders job? Bizarre.


CountryVolFan
Tennessee Fan
Knoxville, TN
Member since Dec 2008
2410 posts

re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
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Dude has a great resume.


No, he doesn't.

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Protege of his dad


Who is overrated

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mentored by Pete Carroll


Who climbed the ladder of success by cheating

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OC with one of the most prolific offenses of all time.


So was Gary Crowton

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He only had 1 year w/ Raiders (Davis - enough said)


Plus he was terrible, left that out.

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1-year at UT - recruited the shite out of that place given the crap circumstances and didn't exactly bomb.


He went 7-6 after being left a defense coached by Chavis who also returned NFL's Eric Berry and Dan Williams along with a solid crew of LB's. He cheated in recruiting and tried to get the guys to transfer with him.



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dominustd
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La.
Member since Oct 2012
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re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
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Dude has a great resume. Protege of his dad, mentored by Pete Carroll at USC as OC with one of the most prolific offenses of all time.


He does not have a great resume. He obliterated the Tenn program in just one year. He laid waste to them.

No coach was gonna bring that program back in 2-3 yrs w/o cheating their arse off. Dooley, or any coach, was not gonna chance further sanctions because of the light Kiffen put on that program.

Great resume my ass.


Zamoro10
Member since Jul 2008
14743 posts

re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
He had 1 year at UT (not really a time to judge) and he didn't lay waste...that ship was freakin' sinking with Fulmer after Lane got there.

Some of you people make shite up out of contempt and because he left.

He made UT at least competitive that year (Bama) -

Regardless...this is his FIRST JOB you can properly evaluate him...which TO ANSWER THE QUESTION...

is why he got the UT job and USC job. Raiders job couldn't evaluate with Davis and UT was a one-year poof and gone...just getting to know you.


Tiger in NY
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Neptune Beach, FL
Member since Sep 2003
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re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
Kiffen is a real life Johnny Lawrence


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Escobar600
Member since Jan 2011
4777 posts

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This so dumb. If it's just USC or any big time program nobody cares.



If he coached at an SEC school you'd be going ape shite.


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saintsfan22
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Member since May 2006
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re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
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Very debatable

It's not debatable. He's worked at great places and done a shitty job at two and going on three.


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BuckeyeFan87
Ohio State Fan
Columbus
Member since Dec 2007
22812 posts

re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
Lane was 5-15 in Oakland and 7-6 at UT as a head coach before USC hired him. I wouldn't call 12-21 a great resume.


dominustd
LSU Fan
La.
Member since Oct 2012
1324 posts

re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
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He had 1 year at UT (not really a time to judge) and he didn't lay waste...that ship was freakin' sinking with Fulmer after Lane got there.

Some of you people make shite up out of contempt and because he left.

He made UT at least competitive that year (Bama) -


You are making shite up. Tenn was prominent when he got there though having a rough couple of years. That happens to solid programs sometimes, but they quickly recover. Kiffen blew that place up!

He left them after one AVG year getting them placed under sanctions.

Yeah, nice resume and a nice way to leave a solid program already struggling. He carpet bombed the program.


saintsfan22
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baton rouge
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re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
Lane and Derek Dooley should write a book on how to fall up based on your father's name.


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jddawg58
Alabama Fan
Saban Nation
Member since Oct 2011
2157 posts

re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
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Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone


riiiiiight


Student Manager, Lee Harvey Oswald, could not be reached for comment.


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Zamoro10
Member since Jul 2008
14743 posts

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Kiffen blew that place up!


Oh please, that's the most over-blown assertion and storyline best kept on the SEC rant.

The point was, he kept getting jobs because he didn't stay at one place long enough (except his stint at USC as OC) where people could get an accurate evaluation of him as being a bad HC.

His team at USC now is the only rational judgment and even then it's tinged with sanctions.

1-year stops at crazy Al's (and I'm a Raiders fan) and 1-year in Knoxville which where fans rioted because he was leaving) isn't exactly something that tells you failure assured.

Now he has a track record, and if Haden fires him...(if USC continues to lose this season) he won't be the getting those golden boy gigs.


catfish 62
LSU Fan
Atlanta
Member since Mar 2010
2983 posts

re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
Kiffin is a huge piece of shite.


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RogerTheShrubber
LSU Fan
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Member since Jan 2009
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re: Lane Kiffin: Student Manager acted alone
Still amazes me the chances he has been given. True con man. Dude is the Kardashian of the football world.



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