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'Disappointed' Reaves still in limbo after Kiffin's abrupt move

When Lane Kiffin abruptly left Tennessee for Southern Cal three weeks ago, there weren’t many people more surprised than David Reaves.

And that’s quite a statement considering the fact that, one, Reaves was Kiffin’s quarterbacks coach at the time and, two, he had been Kiffin’s brother-in-law for quite a few years.

Still, Reaves had no hint, no clue, that Kiffin was contemplating a move out west.  Or that he would not be a part of the relocation.

“The disappointment was more of me not knowing about the situation. You would think that I would have some kind of heads-up on the situation. But that’s how it works out sometimes,” Reaves told The State in a telephone interview recently. 

“They had to keep that close to the vest, and I understand that professionally. Sometimes you’ve got to get left out of the loop, and it just so happened to be me this time. But something will work out. We’ll just go from there and learn from it.”

Reaves, who spoke with Kiffin for the first time last weekend since his departure, told the paper that he has a couple of interviews lined up for collegiate openings, and said he would also consider an opening at the NFL level.

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  1. Samuel L. Bronkowitz says: Jan 31, 2010 1:09 PM

    Well, Tennessee fans, you shouldn’t take it personally. Dude would screw his on family for a job upgrade.
    UT is sooooooo much better off without this little punk.

  2. skinny pigeon says: Jan 31, 2010 2:11 PM

    Just another example that…..you guessed it, Kiffin sucks.

  3. dotbo says: Jan 31, 2010 6:08 PM

    UT fans seemed so upset. Really, you gotta look at this in perspective. Was this guy going to win an SEC championship? I doubt it. Move on.

  4. NBCUNIadmin says: Feb 2, 2010 12:42 PM

    Kiffin should not have done this..

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