September 8, 2009
Kiffin Wants Neyland 'Rockin' For Bruins
Saturday's season opening blowout over an overmatched Western Kentucky team has done little dampen the enthusiasm surrounding Lane Kiffin's first year on the job in Knoxville. But the level of competition goes up several notches this week with UCLA coming to town, a theme that Kiffin made sure to hammer home at numerous points in his Tuesday media comments.
It's a UCLA team that under then first-year head coach Rick Neuhiesel upset the Vols in overtime and started them on the long, downward spiral of a now infamous 5-7 campaign.
A day's worth of film study is enough for Kiffin to pronounce this year's Bruin's team an improved version of the one that handed Tennessee last year's loss.
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