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Kiffin brings in another Volunteers assistant to coach at USC

Usclogo_200 The migration of coaches from Tennessee to USC continued Friday as Trojans Coach Lane Kiffin announced the hiring of Willie Mack Garza.

Garza, 40, coached defensive backs last season at Tennessee. He joins Kiffin, defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, defensive line coach Ed Orgeron and offensive line coach James Cregg, all of whom were in Knoxville for Kiffin's only season with the Volunteers.

Tennessee ranked 12th among 120 major college teams in pass defense.

Garza played at Texas and was a graduate assistant for the Longhorns. He also has coached at Western Michigan, Texas Christian, Tarleton State and North Dakota State.

-- Gary Klein

 
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