The first major ax falls of the 2013 College Football season. Texas fired their defensive coordinator, after a disappointing road trip to BYU in Week 2.
The USA Today reported that USC officially announced it through Twitter.
The official USC release:
Lane Kiffin has been relieved of his duties as USC's head football coach, Trojan athletic director Pat Haden announced early today (Sept. 29).
Haden informed Kiffin of his termination upon the team charter's arrival back in Los Angeles early Sunday morning following USC's 62-41 loss at Arizona State.Kiffin's Trojans have lost 7 of their past 11 games. USC is 3-2 this year and has lost both of its Pac-12 games. His overall record in 4 years at USC is 28-15.
Haden will hold a press conference at USC on Sunday afternoon at a time and place to be announced.
Who's next on the College Football landscape?
Thursday, Mack Brown's Texas Longhorns travel to Ames, Iowa to face Paul Rhoads' Iowa State Cyclones.
In the Big Ten, Iowa's Kirk Ferentz has Iowa 4-1 overall, 1-0 in the Legends Division of the Big Ten. Iowa will host Michigan State for Homecoming on Saturday.
Last year, the first ax was an offensive line coach at Wisconsin.