Originally written on No 2 Minute Warning  |  Last updated 9/30/13
The College Football Coaching Carousel is officially open! I think we all pretty much knew that Lane Kiffin was likely to be looking for a new job at the end of the college football season unless USC played for the Pac 12 championship. But even I thought Kiffin would at least last longer than Breaking Bad. On Sunday, following USC’s embarrassing 62-41 defeat at Arizona State Saturday night, USC Athletics Director Pat Haden pulled the trigger and terminated the contract of Kiffin, with some reports even suggesting USC left Kiffin at the airport upon arriving home. That, to me, is harsh but I am not certain that is legitimate or not. USC dropped to 3-2 as a result, but 0-2 in Pac 12 play. USC had won games against Hawaii, Boston College and Utah State but had lost games to Washington State and Arizona State, digging an 0-2 hole in Pac 12 play before October. Kiffin’s record at USC was 28-15. Defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator Ed Orgeron has been named the interim head coa...
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