Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 10/27/14
When USC faces Georgia Techs option attack on New Years Eve in the Hyundai Sun Bowl, itll be unlike anything theyve seen all season. In Monte Kiffins last dance working under his son as USCs defensive coordinator, hes burdened with the task of facing an offense that is so uncommon in todays game that he has to think back to the last time he faced it. Its actually been a while, Kiffin said. Going back down memory lane, Kiffin made a stop in Jan. 1, 1978. As a defensive coordinator at Arkansas under then-head coach Lou Holtz, No. 6 Arkansas faced No. 2 Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl. There was a national title on the line for the Sooners, led by head coach Barry Switzer and future Heisman Trophy winner Billy Sims. They were a huge favorite and that was before Holtz made a controversial decision to suspend three of his starters for disciplinary reasons. They hadnt played each other in 50 years, said Kiffin of the meeting between Oklahoma and Arkansas. Thats when Lou Holtz suspended...
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