ESPN is reporting that USC offensive Coordinator Lane Kiffin has agreed to take the Oakland Raiders Head Coaching Job.
WOW! That was fast!
Kiffin accepted a five-year deal to be Art Shell's replacement. Late last week, Kiffin was offered the offensive coordinator job under Sarkisian. But Sarkisian turned down Oakland's offer, and the Raiders were left scrambling.
On Sunday, Raiders owner Al Davis reached out again to Kiffin, son of Bucs defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin. Kiffin flew to Oakland Sunday night and spent all day Monday talking to Davis. As the evening approached, negotiations for a contract started and concluded quickly.
Well, that's surprising! Hard to know what the true story is behind the scenes. This is a big deal. Let the speculation begin.