Found August 14, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
LOS ANGELES -- The eventful, and at times, humorous banter between USC head coach Lane Kiffin and the USA TODAY over the last few days has come to an end. Kiffin has decided to give up his vote in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches' Poll. After filling out one ballot in the poll, Kiffin wrote a letter to the USA TODAY and American Football Coaches Association executive director Grant Teaff bowing out. In the letter, Kiffin wrote "It is an opportunity and responsibility that I do not take lightly," according to USA TODAY. "However, I find it necessary to relinquish my voting status." Kiffin was accused of being "misleading" when, last week, he told reporters "I would not vote USC No. 1, I can tell you that." That was Kiffin's response to being told that new Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez voted the Trojans No. 1 in his poll. Kiffin contends he was making a statement as if he were another head coach or media member. After his comme...

Lane Kiffin gives up coaches' poll vote

After he was outed for lying when he said he didn't vote for USC as #1 in the coaches' poll when he did, head coach Lane Kiffin has decided to relinquish his voting status.

Lane Kiffin Withdraws From USA Today Coaches Poll After Lying About Voting for USC

Lane Kiffin and his USC Trojans are expected to compete for a BCS title this year, and the voting in the polls will have an impact on their chances of that. However, Kiffin will no longer be a part of that voting process. The USC coach is stepping down from his post on the voting panel after the USA Today revealed that he had lied about his choice of which team he had voted for....

Lane Kiffin is done voting (and lying about it) in the coaches’ poll

If you’re unaware on what has causde Lane Kiffin to take his ball and go home in regards to the coaches’ poll, we’ll get you up to speed. Earlier this month when USA Today released their preseason poll, Kiffin cautioned coaches around the nation not to be influenced by the hype surrounding USC coming into the season. In fact, he himself said that “he would not vote USC No...

Kiffin to Coaches Poll: Take this vote and shove it

In the wake of a foot-in-mouth moment last week when USA TODAY revealed that Lane Kiffin had fibbed about not voting his Trojans No. 1 in the preseason Coaches Poll, USC’s head coach has told McPaper to get bent. Kiffin is giving up his SID’s poll vote and, more importantly, the opportunity to manipulate the voting process at the end of the season should his team need...

Kiffin Removes His Vote from the Coaches Poll

Kiffin Removes His Vote from the Coaches PollOn Monday, Lane Kiffin announced that he will no longer vote in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll. This news come a few days after the people who run the poll disclosed that Kiffin had lied to the public with respect to his vote.  Kiffin had told media outlets that he didn’t vote to make the Trojans number one in the poll.  In an unprecedented...

Lane Kiffin will not vote in Coaches Poll

After USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin said he wouldn’t vote USC number 1, he did and people got all worked up over it. Now he is saying he will not submit any more votes for the Coaches Poll. “It is an opportunity and responsibility that I do not take lightly, however, I find it necessary to relinquish my voting status.” When asked about his poll last Friday, Kiffin shrugged...

VIDEO: Kiffin Day Nine

USC head coach Lane Kiffin talking to the media on day nine of fall camp.

HateFest 2012: Lane Kiffin defines jerkoff as “a stupid, bumbling, foolish, or lazy person; jerk.” Next to it is a picture of this guy: Ugh, so much hate right now His name? Well, you should all know this or else you will be the feature of our next HateFest article – Lane Kiffin. Welcome to HateFest, Lane, as today, we attempt to will stomp your worthless ass into the ground...

Fall Camp Day Ten: Notes & Quick Hits

The Trojans continued fall camp today on Dedeaux Field, holding practices 11 and 12. USC head coach Lane Kiffin delivered season-ending news following practice.
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