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USF Outgrew Leavitt's Antics

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No one takes any joy in this.

Seeing Jim Leavitt fired from the program he founded as head football coach the University of South Florida is no victory to his enemies or anything else, except maybe the truth. There are no winners here, not after USF saw its name and reputation dragged through the slop for the last month after an online news service wrote that Leavitt had put his hand around a player's throat and hit him in the face at halftime of a game.

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