The lure of big time college football and job security wasn’t enough to woo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Greg Olson to USC. Olson recently talked to Lane Kiffin and his father, Monte, about the vacant offensive coordinator post at USC, reports Tom Deinhart of Rivals.com. The turn off, was that Olson wouldn’t necessarily be calling the plays and would be the offensive coordinator, in job title only.
It’s unclear if general manager Mark Dominik and the Bucs prevented Olson from leaving the organization for USC, as he signed a contract extension with the Bucs last year shortly after he was promoted to offensive coordinator, or Lane Kiffin and USC opted against hiring him. There’s also a good possibility that Olson declined the advances of USC and Lane Kiffin. Since Lane Kiffin is expected to call offensive plays even after he hires an offensive coordinator.