Posted November 21, 2013

Lane Kiffin: USC should hire Ed Orgeron

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USC still has a chance to play in the Pac-12 Championship Game with two more wins. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

USC still has a chance to play in the Pac-12 Championship Game with two more wins. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Former USC coach Lane Kiffin said the school should hire interim coach Ed Orgeron for the permanent position and says he regrets letting someone else run the offense and not being around the campus and his players more.

Kiffin appeared on Los Angeles radio station 710-AM Thursday and was asked who should be the next USC head coach.

“That’s easy. That’s already done. It should be Ed Orgeron,” Kiffin said.

Kiffin was fired Sept. 29 after the Trojans were blown out at Arizona State.

“I want to be the head coach at USC,” Orgeron said Monday. “I love being a head coach. I think that it’s something I’m able to do, and do well. And I want to be the head coach at USC when I get the chance. I think I can perform on a very high basis to do what the Trojan family wants me to do.”

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The Trojans (8-3, 5-2 Pac-12) are 5-1 since Orgeron took over for Kiffin and are ranked in the Top 25 going into this weekend’s game against Colorado.


4 comments
dandogwood
dandogwood

Block head Eddie O is not smart enough to be a head coach at a top 10 BCS School period. Connecticut sure even maybe Kansas but that is a stretch.  Too many good coaches more qualified for average Eddie O.  Ed is a C grade coach.

JeffBockert
JeffBockert

Wow, why would anyone care what Kiffin thinks? 

Chip7
Chip7

Well there's an endorsement I'm sure Ed didn't want....