Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/18/12
I've been patiently waiting. I've given Lane Kiffin the benefit of the doubt and took the whole 'wait and see' approach to Kiffin. The 'fire Lane Kiffin' bandwagon has been gaining steam for awhile now. Week after week, a few more people hop onto the bandwagon, and I've been reluctant to get on. I didn't want to get on it, but after yet another game where the Trojans don't show up, and shoot themselves in the foot, it's time for USC to part ways with Lane Kiffin. Now, I didn't want to get on because I feel I have been realistic. I was realistic coming into this year, and even for the entire Lane Kiffin era. Even with the weapons, having a great coaching staff and all that I realized that there was just no way Kiffin was going to duplicate the Pete Carroll years. It's not realistic for any school to have those expectations. It's one of the greatest eras ever in college football. Then going into this year, looking at the schedule, playing Stanford on the road, and Oregon at home were ...
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