Lane Kiffin was terminated from coaching the USC Football Program after the team’s charter plane landed in Los Angeles following a disasterous 62 to 41 loss to Pac-12 rival Arizona State. Seeing enough at 3 and 2, and after a 7 and 6 2012 Season, USC Athletic Director Pat Haden fired Lane Kiffin. Here’s the reaction on Twitter, where “Lane Kiffin” is a Twitter Trend as of this writing:
After destroying two storied programs…he is finally fired! USC fires football coach Lane Kiffin. t.co/gd6uUeP05b
— Clemson_Tigers (@Clemson_Tigers) September 29, 2013
— genie infinity (@genieinfinity) September 29, 2013
This was Coach Kiffin’s most recent Tweet, 14 hours ago as of this writing:
— Lane Kiffin (@Lane_Kiffin) September 28, 2013
Based on Lane Kiffin's career arc getting jobs he's unqualified for, this frees him up to succeed Bud Selig.
— Jon Solomon (@jonsol) September 29, 2013
Lane Kiffin has $4.8 m left on his USC contract. He'll get large portion of it. Firings not end of world for coaches. t.co/1sYdeSR54w
— Michael McCann (@McCannSportsLaw) September 29, 2013
Raiders, Tennessee and USC. Lane Kiffin had the best agent in sports. Who repped him? Ari Gold? Saul Goodman? Maurice Levy? Who?
— Jason Whitlock (@WhitlockJason) September 29, 2013
— Erin Andrews (@ErinAndrews) September 29, 2013
In honor of Lane Kiffin's firing, a lyric-altered song dedication from his Silver and Black final days… t.co/ZD1OkBlUJP
— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) September 29, 2013
Paul Finebaum: "Lane Kiffin is the Miley Cyrus of college football."
— Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) September 28, 2013
Idk why the would fire Lane Kiffin in the middle of the year … It's not the pros it's college and those players need stability
— Gino Depaoli (@DePaoli_71) September 29, 2013
Now Lane Kiffin can realize his lifelong dream of being a visor model for Abercrombie & Fitch.
— surlysaltine (@surlysaltine) September 29, 2013
Lane Kiffin is out. Reports say he is heading to a peewee league where participation trophys are handed out at Chuck E Cheese
— Heath Knott (@HeathKnott) September 29, 2013
— Adam Tramp Stamp (@ATrampStamp) September 29, 2013