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Lane Kiffin

College Football Player + College Football Coach + Quarterback
Born May 9, 1975

Lane Monte Kiffin is the current head coach of the University of Southern California Trojans college football team. He previously served as offensive coordinator for the USC Trojans from 2005–2006, head coach of the NFL's Oakland Raiders from 2007–2008, and head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers in 2009. Kiffin was the youngest head coach in NFL history when he was with the Raiders, and is currently the youngest head coach of a BCS Conference team in college football.… Read More

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  • Alabama Doubles Lane Kiffin's Salary To $1.4 M This Season
    ABC News - 14 days ago
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    Yahoo News - Sep 09, 2016
  • Ex Usc Coach Steve Sarkisian Joins Alabama's Staff As Analyst Espn
    Google News - Sep 05, 2016
  • Ex Usc Coach Steve Sarkisian To Meet With Alabama Officials
    ABC News - Sep 04, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Lane Kiffin.


1975 Birth Born on May 9, 1975.


1999 24 Years Old 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. … Read More
2001 26 Years Old Kiffin joined the University of Southern California (USC) staff in 2001 and became the wide receivers coach in 2002.
2004 29 Years Old In 2004, he added the duties of passing game coordinator and was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2005. … Read More


2005 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, USC head coach Pete Carroll selected Kiffin to replace Norm Chow as offensive coordinator. … Read More
2006 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In addition, Steve Smith and Dwayne Jarrett of the 2006 USC Trojans football team were both selected in the second round of the 2007 NFL draft by the New York Giants and the Carolina Panthers, respectively. … Read More
Raiders' owner Al Davis hired Kiffin on January 23, 2007, making him the youngest head coach in Raiders history, and the youngest head coach in the NFL's "modern era" (i.e. since 1946), and signed Kiffin to a two-year deal worth about $4 million with a team option for 2009. … Read More
At his end-of-the-season press conference, Kiffin told the media and his players that he had many plans and changes he was going to make in the 2008 offseason. … Read More
If Kiffin had been fired in 2009 or 2010, the school would have to pay him $7.5 million under a buyout clause; after the 2012 season, the buyout clause decreased to $5 million.
Kiffin's departure for USC in 2010 after just one season as head coach of the Volunteers upset some students and fans of the University of Tennessee. … Read More
In 2011, Kiffin coached the Trojans to a 10-2 record (7-2 in the Pac-12), despite being ineligible for post-season play for the second-consecutive season. … Read More
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