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Record: 5-15 (Oakland Raiders)
Al Davis was well known for hiring coaches that nobody else had any interest in. He was part mad scientist, part meddling owner who needed a patsy. He swung and missed often but never more so than with Kiffin.
Kiffin was a classic overreach by Davis. He was young, immature and had no clue how to coach in the NFL. He went 4-12 in his first season, and rumors swirled that he and Davis were at odds and that he wanted to take a job in the NCAA.
Kiffin didn't last far into the next season, fired after a 1-3 start "for cause" and giving rise to possibly the most accidentally amusing press conference in league history.
The further we've moved from his tenure, the worse he looks. He lied his way out of Tennessee and has been at odds with the NCAA over violations even as he's now moved to his dream job at USC.
Maybe Davis wasn't kidding when he accused Kiffin of dishonesty and disgracing his proud team.