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Titans sue USC over coach's hiring

NASHVILLE, July 26 (UPI) -- The Tennessee Titans are suing the University of Southern California for interfering with the contract of a Titans coach, documents indicated Monday.
Raiders cut QB JaMarcus Russell

Raiders cut QB JaMarcus Russell

OAKLAND, Calif., May 6 (UPI) -- The Oakland Raiders released quarterback JaMarcus Russell Thursday, giving up on the first overall selection in the 2007 NFL draft.

Tenn. names Derek Dooley football coach

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Derek Dooley left Louisiana Tech Friday and became the new football coach at the University of Tennessee, Vols' Athletic Director Mike Hamilton said.
Report: Kiffin owes an $800,000 buyout

Report: Kiffin owes an $800,000 buyout

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Former Tennessee football Coach Lane Kiffin owes the SEC school $800,000 for staying in Knoxville only one season, the Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel reported.
Kiffin out at Tennessee; Brown interim

Kiffin out at Tennessee; Brown interim

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Outgoing Tennessee football Coach Lane Kiffin flew to Los Angeles Wednesday to begin a similar job at Southern California.

2 UT Vols football players kicked off team

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Tennessee Volunteers football Coach Lane Kiffin has dismissed two of the three players charged with attempted armed robbery.

Arrested UT players won't play Saturday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Three Tennessee football players charged with armed robbery will not play Saturday at Mississippi, a spokesman for the school's athletic department said Friday.

NCAA probes UT recruit's amateur status

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- The amateur status of Tennessee tailback Bryce Brown is being investigated by the NCAA, Coach Lane Kiffin says.

Raiders introduce 'Coach' Tom Cable

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The Oakland Raiders officially made interim coach Tom Cable the 17th head man during a formal news conference late Wednesday afternoon.
Kiffin to coach the Tennessee Vols

Kiffin to coach the Tennessee Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Lane Kiffin, who was fired by the Oakland Raiders, will be introduced Monday as the new football coach at the University of Tennessee, the school announced.

Sapp says Lane Kiffin 'treated unfairly'

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Former Oakland defensive tackle Warren Sapp told a cable sports program Thursday that Raiders owner Al Davis treated fired Coach Lane Kiffin unfairly.
Cabel replaces Kiffin as Raiders coach

Cabel replaces Kiffin as Raiders coach

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis fired second-year Coach Lane Kiffin Tuesday and named offensive line coach Tom Cable the interim head coach.

Jordan a no-show at Raiders training camp

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., July 24 (UPI) -- Veteran running back LaMont Jordan was a no-show when the Oakland Raiders opened training camp Thursday at Napa Valley, Calif.

COL FB: South 17, North 16

MOBILE, Ala., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Andre Caldwell scored a touchdown run on the last play of the game Saturday to give the South a 17-16 win over the North in the college Senior Bowl.

Report: Davis wants Oakland coach to quit

ALAMEDA, Calif., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis is pressuring Coach Lane Kiffin to resign, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday.
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Lane Kiffin
Oakland Raiders Head Coach Lane Kiffin watches his team warm up to play the St. Louis Rams at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland, California on August 24, 2007. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt)

Lane Monte Kiffin (born May 9, 1975) is the current head coach of the University of Southern California Trojans college football team. He was previously the head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers college football team, the Oakland Raiders of the NFL, and the offensive coordinator for the Trojans. He is the son of longtime NFL defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, who serves as his assistant head coach.

Kiffin is a 1993 graduate of Bloomington Jefferson High School in Minnesota and a 1998 graduate of Fresno State University. He played backup quarterback for the Fresno State Bulldogs and gave up his senior season to become a Student Assistant Coach at Fresno State University, where his position coach was current University of California Head Coach Jeff Tedford. He earned his bachelor degree in Leisure Service Management from Fresno State in 1998 where in addition to football, he played basketball and baseball.

Kiffin also worked as a Graduate Assistant for one year at Colorado State University. In 1999, while he was working with the offensive line, the Rams played in the Liberty Bowl that season. Kiffin secured a job with the Jacksonville Jaguars as a quality control assistant for one year. He was then hired by Pete Carroll as a tight ends coach at USC.

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