Found September 12, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
PLAYERS: Lane Kiffin
TEAMS: USC Trojans
Lane Kiffin is past being on the hot seat. His coaching career is a couple bad losses from going up in flames, and I’m not sure there’s anything Kiffin can do about it. Kiffin seems to have nothing in common with his current team, and if you read the Tweets of some recruits, he has nothing in common with the future stars he needs to be succesful at USC. Four star running back recruit Demario Richard sent shockwaves through college football when he sent out this Tweet that he later deleted. “If Kiffin Leaves USC might have a shot at gettin me,”Richard tweeted. When asked why he tweeted it, Richard’s was honest. “I felt like it needed to be said . Everybody is scared to say it so imma say it,” he wrote. According to Larry Brown Sports, Richard said on Twitter that he didn’t like Kiffin because he felt the coach disrespected him at an event. He also said he doesn’t have an official scholarship offer from USC because he turned them down…  

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