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Lane Kiffin

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.

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Vince Vaughn -- Buys Lane Kiffin's Beach Mansion

Vince Vaughn
Buys Lane Kiffin's Beach Mansion

Lane Kiffin's loss is Vince Vaughn's gain ... because the "Wedding Crashers" star has been ID'd as the mystery buyer who paid $6.5 million for the Manhattan Beach pad Lane Kiffin sold when after… READ MORE >

Lane Kiffin -- $1 MILLION BONUS ... Thanks to USC

Lane Kiffin
$1 MILLION BONUS ... Thanks to USC

USC is the gift that keeps on giving for Lane Kiffin ... because SC's ex-football coach just raked in a cool $1 MILLION PROFIT after selling the home where he lived during his stint as a… READ MORE >

- 149 days ago
Lane Kiffin -- I Can't Stop Losing in CALI ... Coach Takes Hit on Real Estate Deal

Lane Kiffin
I CAN'T STOP LOSING IN CALI Coach Takes Hit in Real Estate Deal

Lane Kiffin must really be in a hurry to get the hell out of CA ... 'cause TMZ Sports has learned, the 'Bama bound coach just got HOSED on the smaller of his two West Coast properties.The Crimson… READ MORE >

- 176 days ago
Lane Kiffin -- I Hate My Puppies

Lane Kiffin
I Hate My Puppies

Lane Kiffin is a puppy hater ... in fact, Lane tells TMZ Sports he hates his adorable little rascals so much, he's including them with the sale of his Manhattan Beach mansion. The ex-USC football… READ MORE >

- 198 days ago
Lane Kiffin -- I Don't' Hate USC ... Even If They Still Hate Me

Lane Kiffin
I DON'T HATE USC Even If They Still Hate Me

Lane Kiffin tells TMZ Sports ... humiliating termination on the LAX tarmac be damned, he's still rooting for USC. Kiffin returned to the airport this weekend -- the same place where SC officials… READ MORE >

- 200 days ago
Snoop Lion -- Dissin' Lane Kiffin'

Snoop Lion
Dissin' Lane Kiffin'

Snoop Lion is a HUGE fan of the USC Trojans -- he's been on the sidelines, his son might play football there ... and he was once arrested while wearing an SC jersey (2006). So, it definitely meant… READ MORE >

- 297 days ago
Lane Kiffin -- $500k Housing Mystery ... After USC Firing

Lane Kiffin
$500k Housing Mystery After USC Firing

USC didn't just take Lane Kiffin's dignity, the university might also be in a position to take his house ... TMZ has learned. We broke the story ... after Lane accepted the head coaching… READ MORE >

- 303 days ago
USC Head Coach Lane Kiffin -- FIRED (Finally)

USC Head Coach Lane Kiffin
FIRED (Finally)

Worst coach ever -- arguably -- Lane Kiffin just got the boot from USC ... hours after their crushing 62-41 loss to Arizona State.Kiffin got the heave-ho after the team got home Sunday morning… READ MORE >

- 305 days ago
Lane Kiffin -- USC Gave Me $500k for My House ... But There's a Catch

Lane Kiffin
USC Gave Me $500k for My House, But There's a Catch

What USC giveth ... it can taketh away ... and in the process it could maketh its head football coach homeless.Coach Lane Kiffin is reportedly raking in more than $2 mil a year. TMZ has learned… READ MORE >

- 583 days ago
Lane Kiffin -- Don't Compare USC to Penn State

Lane Kiffin
Don't Compare USC to Penn State

USC head football coach Lane Kiffin knows what it's like to run a program that's been hit with major NCAA sanctions ... but the leader of Troy tells TMZ ya just can't compare SC to Penn State.… READ MORE >

- 736 days ago

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