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Special methods make special teams

John Baxter uses unique 'props' to enhance his teaching, and they work wonders

Updated: August 29, 2011, 12:12 PM ET
By Garry Paskwietz | WeAreSC.com

USC coach Lane Kiffin is known as a good recruiter when it comes to securing top high school prospects, but one of his best recruiting jobs may have come with a grizzled "country boy" he lured away from the Fresno area.

When Kiffin was hired at USC he knew he wanted to place an emphasis on special teams ,and he also knew the exact coach he wanted to have for the job. Fresno State assistant coach John Baxter was renowned for his work with special teams (his Bulldogs led the nation with 49 ...

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