NFL: Detroit 36, Oakland 21

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Jon Kitna gave Detroit a fourth-quarter lead with his third touchdown pass Sunday, and the Lions scored 16 points in the final 4:22 to defeat Oakland, 36-21.

Raiders deal Moss to New England

OAKLAND, Calif., April 29 (UPI) -- The Oakland Raiders Sunday dealt disgruntled wide receiver Randy Moss to New England for a fourth-round draft pick.

Raiders get Mike Williams from Lions

OAKLAND, Calif., April 28 (UPI) -- The Oakland Raiders made two trade moves on NFL Draft day Saturday, getting wide receiver Mike Williams and quarterback Josh McCown from the Detroit Lions.

Raiders amend contracts for Curry, Jordan

OAKLAND, Calif., March 7 (UPI) -- The Oakland Raiders have restructured the contracts of wide receiver Ronald Curry and running back LaMont Jordan.
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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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