Originally Posted by Reds4Life
Horrible hire for USC.
Kiffin is hated, and I mean HATED, by many top high school coaches because of his antics in recruiting. He did nothing special in his whopping one year at UT either.
Not exactly liked in the SEC either. When he starts poaching top coaches from the Pac-10, he will really be hated.
That being said though, I do think he was on the right track rebuilding Tennessee. He played Florida pretty close earlier this season. I don't think anybody outside of Knoxville expected him to compete with Alabama or Florida this season.