Lane Kiffin ‘not really big on humiliating assistant coaches’

Lane Kiffin spent three years on Nick Saban’s staff as offensive coordinator of the Alabama Crimson Tide. While the new Florida Atlantic Owls head coach obviously learned a thing or two from Saban, Kiffin seems to not agree with his former boss’ habit of “humiliating assistant coaches.”Kiffin famously and publicly was on the receiving end of several Saban tirades during his...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin following Nick Saban’s example in not calling plays

Lane Kiffin has long taken pride in calling offensive plays for teams he coaches — even as a head coach in the past. But that will be changing at FAU, and you can credit Nick Saban’s influence as the reason.Kiffin will have offensive coordinator Kendal Briles call plays for the Owls this fall, and they will be using Briles’ playbook. When asked why, Kiffin told the South Florida...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin says he ‘got in trouble’ for dog years joke at Alabama

Lane Kiffin made some questionable comments about his time working under Nick Saban just before he parted ways with Alabama, and very few people believe that was a coincidence. Kiffin isn’t exactly claiming it was, either.In an appearance on “The Dan Le Batard Show” on ESPN Radio Monday, Kiffin was asked if he was happy at Alabama. The FAU coach admitted he faced many challenges...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Phillip Fulmer takes funny shot at Lane Kiffin

It’s pretty easy to get laughs in Knoxville, Tennessee if you know how to make a Lane Kiffin joke, and Phillip Fulmer is capable of just that.The long-time Vols coach took aim at Kiffin, the briefly-tenured Vols coach, in his remarks at the Catholic Charities Emerald O’ccasion fundraiser on Thursday.“I miss coaching every day,” Fulmer told the audience, via Rhiannon Potkey...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin is pumped for FAU football in promo video (not really)

Lane Kiffin doesn’t seem too happy about his new job at Florida Atlantic. In a promo video for national signing day, the poor fella sounds like he’s reading a ransom note. What an exciting time.Maybe Kiffin just realized that by not honoring the commitment of a player who was recruited by the previous coach, the recruit’s powerhouse high school is now freezing out Kiffin.Talking...
Via The Comeback
January 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin got ditched by the Alabama team buses… again

Lane Kiffin just can’t seem to get a ride, man. The Alabama offensive coordinator was once again ditched by his own team’s transportation following Thursday’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl media session. Kiffin stuck around the Georgia Dome for some extra interviews, and when he walked out from the locker room to where the buses were supposed to be waiting, he was greeted by what...
Via The Comeback
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Reference calls to USC, Tennessee rendered Lane Kiffin “unhireable”

Head coach at Florida Atlantic isn’t exactly where many thought Lane Kiffin would wind up. Yes, Kiffin’s stock as a head coach was pretty low after USC fired him at the airport partway through the 2013 season. Still, the job he’s done as offensive coordinator over the last three years at Alabama (three playoff berths and one national championship so far, with three different...
Via The Comeback
December 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: ‘Well has been poisoned’ for Lane Kiffin as USF candidate

It doesn’t sound as if Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin will be a candidate for the vacant USF coaching job. It’s not necessarily because of lack of interest, but rather something significantly more personal. With Willie Taggart leaving the Bulls to take the Oregon job, there was some talk that Kiffin might be a fit to replace him. ESPN reported Wednesday that Kiffin...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin will remain with Alabama in 2015

By Dan Lyons Last week, reports came out that indicated Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin was a favorite to fill the same role with the San Francisco 49ers. The Niners are still looking to fill that vacancy, but Kiffin will be staying in Tuscaloosa for another year, according to the school. Offensive Coordinator Lane Kiffin Confirms Return To Alabama. #RollTide #BuiltByBama...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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