Lane Kiffin reacts to leaked confidential information
Posted by: Pete Roussel on August 10, 2012
Lane Kiffin, who voted USC #1 in the USA Today Coaches' Poll after publicly admitting he wouldn't do so, now says he doesn't care if he gets to keep voting.
Upset at Kiffin's actions, AFCA executive director Grant Teaff claims he sent a letter to Kiffin regarding the matter, according to USA Today.
Kiffin, however, stated following USC's practice on Friday, "They have not told me (if I can still vote), nor have they sent me a letter, nor have they called me to say what did you say and why did you say it. I've had no communication with Grant (Teaff)."
Despite being assured that his vote, like all head coaches, would remain confidential until the season's final poll, Kiffin admittedly is unsurprised that his confidential vote leaked to a reporter.
Since it's not related to recruiting great players, developing players, and organizing smart schemes, Kiffin shrugged off any importance of the issue. He was in respective, yet total 'I don't give a flip' mode.
Lane said, "I don't really care (if I get to keep voting). The coaches I know, the good one, they don't watch other games. They're trying to worry about their own team, watching film."
Asked why he voted his own team #1, Lane said, "I don't know how you go in to these guys and say, 'Hey, thanks for coming back for your senior year, but by the way, my opinion is that I have these other teams ahead of you.' So, it is what it is."
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