Roll Bama Roll recaps Day 1 of SEC Media Days.
Regardless of what happens in that appeal, we know this: SC is more powerful than anything else. ... No matter what they try to do to us, it won't matter because I've talked to our players and our recruits and not one kid is wavering one single bit.
The message out there is this: They didn't come to SC to go to a bowl game. They came to SC to get their education, to be part of the Trojan family and play for the most powerful and prestigious program in the history of college football. So if any of you guys are worried out there, don't worry. SC will always be on top.
Students at the University of Tennessee converged on the athletics complex in anticipation of Lane Kiffin's press conference in the wake of the Volunteer's head coach's resignation. While media reports are sparse, Tweets from participants put the size of the crowd in the hundreds. Police and fire officials were called and, according to at least one Tweeter, tear gas had to be used to quell the mob. The video above reportedly shows the students chasing Kiffin's car as he left the campus.
USC has hired Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin, sources say— Joe Schad (@schadjoe) January 13, 2010
ESPN's National College Football Reporter, Joe Schad, has just reported via Twitter that Tennessee Head Coach Lane Kiffin has been hired to fill the USC head spot vacated by Pete Carroll. (Chris Low has now confirmed it as well). Kiffen has repeatedly declined to comment on the matter this week and Knoxville media has downplayed the possibility. Still, this has been the hot rumor today with other PAC 10 media folks citing "credible sources" on the matter. ::UPDATE:: It's official.