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Pete Carroll, Lane Kiffin trade places at USC | The lost art of school loyalty


If your head wasn't spinning already from the revolving door of coaching changes, then it should now.

Remember last year when Lane Kiffin was fired by Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis in embarrassing fashion?

He promptly went to coach at Tennessee.

Pete Carroll, who was under fire from the NCAA for a plethora of coach violations abruptly went to Seattle, who is under fire for circumventing the NFL's "Rooney Rule."

And, then Lane Kiffin returned to USC, where he served as an assistant prior to coaching at Oakland thus leaving Tennessee in the dust.

College coaches are like hired assassins anymore.  They no longer have allegiance to an alma mater.  It's all about the cash.  The cases of Kiffin and Carroll illustrate that coaches have become one with their athlete counterparts.