Found October 02, 2012 on Oregon Sports News:
On January 23rd, 2007, the Oakland Raiders made Lane Kiffin the youngest head coach in modern NFL history.  He had spent 6 seasons at USC; 1 as the tight end’s coach, 3 coaching the wide receivers, and 2 more as the offensive coordinator.  He was later fired by the Raiders, hired by the University of Tennessee, and rehired by USC as the successor to Pete Carroll who had left for the NFL.  In the process he drew the ire of Raider owner Al Davis, alienated SEC coaching legends, and put himself squarely in the crosshairs of the entire “Volunteer State.”  What’s the significance?  It makes him the ideal coach for a school and team nice enough to bless us with their presence. That’s right, it is USC’s world and we should be honored that they include us in it.  If this was a teenage “rom-com,” the Trojans would be Mike Dexter from Can’t Hardly Wait, Taylor Vaughan of She’s All That, or Steve Stifler in American Pie. The guy or girl who thinks they’re inherently “it,” until someone

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, 10-2-12

Coach Lane Kiffin talks to the media following Tuesday's practice. The Trojans will leave for Salt Lake City Wednesday, as they prepare to play Utah in front of a primetime national tv audience on Thursday.

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin 9-30-12

USC Coach Lane Kiffin talks to the media following Sunday's practice. The No. 13 Trojans travel to Utah to take on the Utes in front of national television audience on Thursday.

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, 10-1-12

USC Coach Lane Kiffin talked to the media following Monday's practice. The No. 13 Trojans are preparing to travel to Salt Lake City to play Utah on Thursday night.

No. 13 USC in foreign territory for Utah road trip

In their ongoing bid to get back to where they once were, in the hunt for a top BCS bowl, the 13th-ranked Trojans will have to go where they haven't ventured in 95 years. It's been that long since Southern California played Utah in Salt Lake City, and after a bye-week break for both teams, Utah fans finally get a chance to see what they've been missing Thursday night...
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