Chris Low of ESPN.com reports here that the scene wasn't pretty last night on the campus of Tennessee. Fans and some players were understandably upset by Lane Kiffin's decision to leave Tennessee and take over at USC.

Meanwhile, Kiffin held a brief news conference last night at Tennessee.

"This was not an easy decision," Kiffin told reporters. "This is something that happened very quick."

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Kiffin also said that USC was the only place he would leave Tennessee for. Kiffin thanked Tennessee and said "it's been an exciting time."

"We're leaving here 14 months later a lot better team than we were 14 months ago," Kiffin said.