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USC football: Lane Kiffin fills 2 of 3 assistant-coach openings

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USC Coach Lane Kiffin, who had three openings on his coaching staff, now has only one.

Scottie Hazelton, the defensive coordinator at North Dakota State, will replace Joe Barry as linebackers coach, and Marvin Sanders, a former assistant at Nebraska, will coach defensive backs.

Barry left the Trojans to become linebackers coach with the San Diego Chargers. USC has been without a full-time defensive backs coach since Willie Mack Garza resigned on the eve of the 2011 season.

Graduate assistant Sammy Knight coached the defensive backs last season.

The hirings were first reported by uscfootball.com.

Kiffin must still hire a receivers coach to replace Ted Gilmore, who left to join the Oakland Raiders staff.

More later at latimes.com/sports.

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-- Gary Klein

Photo: USC Coach Lane Kiffin. Credit: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

 
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