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    Lane Kiffin

    Just released, Lane Kiffin is the new Tennessee Volunteers head coach. Definately a step up from the Raiders and that says a lot since I am a Raiders fan!



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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    IMO, great hire for the Vols.



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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    This is weird. Tennessee has to hire an uproven coach for their giant football program? Word is that he wasn't even that well-liked on the staff at USC.



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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    This is weird. Tennessee has to hire an uproven coach for their giant football program? Word is that he wasn't even that well-liked on the staff at USC.
    So says the self-appointed god of college football knowledge - ALL HAIL!!!


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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    I also heard his dad, the Tampa Bay Bucs defensive coordinator, is coming as well in a packaged deal.



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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    Not quite as good as the Bill Snyder hire....

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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    So says the self-appointed god of college football knowledge - ALL HAIL!!!
    Mmmm, it appears someone's still a little sensitive about his "prediction" that Paul Johnson would be a bust...



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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    seems like a risk to me also. He fell flat on his face with Oakland. (I know he worked for a crazy old creep, but still.)



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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    The old creepy guy never let him have full control of the team either. (the team continues to suck through the years yet one defensive coordinator remains)


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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    I also heard his dad, the Tampa Bay Bucs defensive coordinator, is coming as well in a packaged deal.

    but the Tampa 2 won't work in college...

    IMO, this is a great hire...



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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    great move by the vols... he wasnt allowed to do his job in oakland under al davis... hes gonna win a lot of ball games at tennesse in the future


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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    Mmmm, it appears someone's still a little sensitive about his "prediction" that Paul Johnson would be a bust...
    And what has he done yet? The 75th best scoring offense in America whilst playing in one of the worst BCS conferences? ISU had a better offense in terms of points this year - I thought this guy was supposed to be an offensive genius or something...


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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    Get a room.


    Anyways, some of the best head coaches were not liked at all by their staff members. No one needs to like you - they just have to respect and work hard for ya.

    This is a very good fit for both sides.



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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    And what has he done yet? The 75th best scoring offense in America whilst playing in one of the worst BCS conferences? ISU had a better offense in terms of points this year - I thought this guy was supposed to be an offensive genius or something...
    for not having his own recruits, that triple option is working very well


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    Re: Lane Kiffin

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneman003 View Post
    for not having his own recruits, that triple option is working very well
    Funny - for not having his own recruits Chizik's offense worked better...


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