Record: 32-19 in 4 years, 25-13 in 2 years at USC

Takeaway: Last season was nothing short of a disaster for Kiffin, who voted his team No. 1 in the country and then watched it lose five of its last six games to finish 7-6. Making matters worse, the Trojans disrespected bowl officials in the Sun Bowl, leading some to call for Kiffin's job.

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