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Lane Kiffin is a good guy with a good pedigree (his father is heralded defensive guru Monte Kiffin of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers), he’s had good coaching experience as a coordinator (SoCal Offensive Coordinator), but as a head coach his only job was with the Oakland Raiders, where he was fired.

Granted, the Raiders are a train wreck, but we here at Houndstooth wonder how Kiffin got that job in the first place. And to go from being fired by Al Davis into the SEC’s second greatest program ever?

He’s made some good moves right off the bat, stealing his dad from Gruden to be the DC and Ed Orgeron will be OC, but it remains to be seen if he can rebuild the Vols. I’m betting Kiffin’s going to be on a short leash, because the Vols have great talent. If he doesn’t turn this thing around in a year or two it’s going to be adios, moving on to the next coach.

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