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USC Coach Lane Kiffin Gives Up Vote in USA Today Football Poll

University of Southern California football coach Lane Kiffin relinquished his vote in this season’s USA Today Coaches Poll, days after telling reporters that he would not vote his team No. 1 when in fact he did, the newspaper reported.

Kiffin sent a letter to USA Today calling it “necessary to relinquish my voting status,” the newspaper said. He didn’t specify reasons for resigning in what was his first year on the panel, USA Today said.

After being told by reporters last week that Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez had voted USC’s Trojans No. 1, Kiffin said, “I would not vote USC No. 1, I can tell you that,” USA Today said.

Kiffin later said that he had voted USC No. 1 but that, because of scholarship restrictions that have reduced the team’s roster size, he would not have voted the Trojans to the top spot if he were another coach or in the media, the newspaper said.

The Trojans, who are ranked third behind Louisiana State University and Alabama in the preseason coaches poll, open their season Sept. 1 against Hawaii.

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