'The System' chronicles former Tennessee hostess Lacey Pearl Earps

The System by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian. 
 
(SAUL YOUNG/NEWS SENTINEL)

Photo by Saul Young, 2013 Knoxville News Sentinel

The System by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian. (SAUL YOUNG/NEWS SENTINEL)

The Lane Kiffin era of Tennessee football lasted only a year. The fallout has had more staying power. Kiffin’s controversial recruiting tactics can be revisited starting Tuesday when “The System” goes on sale. As the book’s subtitle indicates, this isn’t a rah-rah view of college football. “The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football” is more akin to Sports Illustrated’s scathing five-part series on how Oklahoma State went from a football nobody to a prominent player in the sport.

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Comments » 7

wildmed writes:

Does KNS not have a photo of Earps in their archives? Poor reporting...

snowpeapod#263184 writes:

This sounds like typical Kiffin and Orgeron tactics. They shouldn't have any trouble lining up girls in LA for prospective USC players.

bUTch__please writes:

in response to snowpeapod#263184:

This sounds like typical Kiffin and Orgeron tactics. They shouldn't have any trouble lining up girls in LA for prospective USC players.

You'd think, huh?

Right now Lane's 2014 recruiting class is ranked 61st.
Sounds like Lacey actually was the closer.

wigmeister writes:

So happy with CBJ at the helm. Finally some class.

johnlg00 writes:

in response to bUTch__please:

You'd think, huh?

Right now Lane's 2014 recruiting class is ranked 61st.
Sounds like Lacey actually was the closer.

The "dead man walking" sign on his back these days doesn't help, either!

maciste54 writes:

Plenty of skanks in L.A.How can he have such a low rated recruiting class. Maybe h.s. kids have way more class than he does. .....no wait....no maybe about it.

GerryOP writes:

Interesting story, but....

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