Raiders hire USC O-coordinator Kiffin as coach
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- After four miserable seasons, Al Davis knew the Oakland Raiders needed a fresh start. He couldn't have found a new coach much more fresh than Lane Kiffin.
The Raiders officially hired the 31-year-old Kiffin on Tuesday, putting the former Southern California offensive coordinator in charge of restoring glory to a three-time Super Bowl champion that fell to the NFL's worst record last year.
Kiffin, who took the job Monday, became the youngest head coach in club ...
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