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Trojan Depo: Kiffin Move Pays Recruiting Gold

There’s no doubt the Kiffin move was crazy. He didn’t seem to be on anybody’s short-list to fill the Carroll void. Hell, he didn’t even appear on the radar. Oregon State’s coach Mike Riley turned the job down without ever having to say a word. Jack Del Rio had three years left on his contract. […]

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Jack Del Rio Circa 1984

(Pictured here with Gary Busey via Dr Saturday) Tuesday morning reports are out that Jack Del Rio met with Jacksonville Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver and that he will stay on with Jags through 2010. C’mon Jack. It’s only $15 million. Bail those Florida clowns. A video showcasing a sleepless yet charismatically evasive Del Rio after […]

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Video: Jack Del Rio vaguely denies USC buzz

A hustling Jacksonville news crew laid in wait this morning for Jack Del Rio, former "Gunsmoke" character and prospective head coach at USC, who proceeded to dodge and weave around their questions with professional aplomb: Commendable patience aside, Del Rio didn’t exactly enlighten anyone by announcing that he was continuing to perform his current job, […]

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If USC wants to bring Del Rio home, will Jacksonville let him go?

USC’s coaching search hit the pedal just hours after Pete Carroll’s official farewell Monday night, springing hacks and rumors into action from coast to coast. In Los Angeles, the L.A. Daily News’ Scott Wolf says USC has presented a formal contract to former Trojan All-American and Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio, who’s reportedly […]

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Too cold in Jacksonville

Pro Football Talk doesn’t buy Jack Del Rio’s denials about the USC job, and posts a video of his TV interview this morning. It sure looked cold in north Florida. Maybe Del Rio will move back out here for the weather. Post from: USC

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D-Day for Del Rio?

By the end of Tuesday, we could know, and should know, the status of Jack Del Rio with the Jacksonville Jaguars. There are reports out of Southern California, like this one, that say Del Rio has an offer from USC. But Michael C. Wright maintains Del Rio put in a long day at the Jaguars’ […]

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Report: USC eyes Del Rio, Petersen and Bellotti

Another day, more names get attached to the USC coaching vacancy. The LA Times this morning added two names to the hunt: Boise State’s Chris Petersen, who just signed another extension with the Broncos, and former Oregon coach — and current athletic director — Mike Bellotti. The LA Daily News reported late Monday night that […]

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Who’s next for USC?

Jack Del Rio, Chris Petersen and Mike Bellotti are believed to be among candidates to succeed Pete Carroll as Trojans coach. By the time Pete Carroll officially said goodbye Monday, USC was in its third day of trying to find his successor.

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Morning Buzz

Here’s more detail on Jack Del Rio and USC. He has not accepted the job but was presented with a contract.

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DEL RIO SENT CONTRACT TO BECOME NEXT USC COACH

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio was sent a contract by USC tonight to become the next football coach. Now comes the tricky part: If Del Rio takes the job, he forfeits more than $15 million in salary from the Jaguars. If Jacksonville fires him, they must pay him the money. Why would Jacksonville fire […]

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Rumormongering: The New Regime Will Include A New AD

What we’ve heard from one source (purportedly) close to the program: Jack Del Rio as the new head coach, bringing Kennedy Pola and Norm Chow with him (no word on Orgeron). And perhaps the bigger story, Garrett to be replaced by Rich McKay, son of USC coaching legend John McKay. Stay tuned as we try […]

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