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Pac-12: USC's firing makes Whittingham South's longest-tenured coach
I'll go ahead and declare myself as one person who did not see this coming: USC's in-season firing of coach Lane Kiffin.
The irony of the school's move early Sunday is that Kiffin's offense finally showed signs of life Saturday night, but the previously solid defense - the group that held Chuckie Keeton and Utah State to 14 points - crumbled in a 62-41 loss at Arizona State.
So since Utah joined the Pac-12 South in 2011, there have been coaching changes at USC, UCLA, Arizona, Arizona State and Colorado. Yes, that makes the Utes' Kyle Whittingham the dean of Pac-12 South coaches.<