Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/27/12
The feeding frenzy hit Lane Kiffin hard at USC and he didn't like it, not one bit. Jordan Campbell to Louisville, D.J. Shoemate to UConn, Malik Jackson to Tennessee, Vidal Hazelton to Cincinnati, and on and on and on until the biggest, baddest college football program west of the Mississippi River was reduced to an also-ran. The NCAA hadn't just pounded USC with sanctions for the Reggie Bush scandal but had declared open season on the Trojans' roster, giving any junior or senior the ability to transfer and play immediately while Kiffin was forced to suffer through a two-year bowl ban. For all his persuasiveness, all his recruiting charm, Kiffin lay helpless as opposing coaches picked over his roster like vultures on a carcass. "We created free agency in college football ... free agency there's no salary cap on," Kiffin whined at Pac-12 media day in 2010. But, well, that was two whole years ago, and so much has changed in Kiffin's world of moral relativity since. For one thing, U...
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