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Lane Kiffin -- the heir apparent to Nick Saban at Alabama?

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Buffnik, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Kiffin actually has a 28-15 record as a college coach. In his one season at Tennessee, he went 7-6 (one of its better seasons in recent years).

    At USC, he had it rolling in 2011 until falling off as the scholarship limit impact hit the program.

    We all know he can recruit at the highest level.

    Pretty much every acknowledges that he's a heck of an offensive coordinator.

    And we all know he likes the spotlight and the "big tent".

    They're loving him at Alabama right now.

    Saban turn 63 years old next month. If he won a 5th national championship, will he look for a new challenge? Maybe a return to the NFL to try to get the only blemish off his record?

    If that happened, would Lane be the next Alabama coach?
     
  2. TimmyDUBs

    TimmyDUBs Dirty haole Club Member

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    :lol2:

    I hope so.
     
  3. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Can tell you there is about 0% chance of this happening.
     
  4. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    It would be so damn entertaining, though. I can't think of too many things that would be better. This would trump even Harbaugh returning to Michigan on the "interesting meter". It needs to happen.
     
  5. ahoelsken

    ahoelsken Well-Known Member

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    Not as long as Kirby Smart is still there.
     
  6. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Kirby Smart also has little shot at the job.
     
  7. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I wouldn't hand the job to McElwain just yet. :wink2:
     
  8. BuffUp

    BuffUp Don't want to offend Club Member

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    Sparkles
     
  9. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Sparkles is starting to build a decent resume up in the Fort. Winning on the road at Boston College is no simple task. Just ask Southern Cal.
     
  10. Shldr2Shldr

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    There would be no shutting them up, up there in Ft. Fun.
     
  11. Tea Rex

    Tea Rex Club Member Club Member

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    If Saban were to move on I think they'd go outside the program to make a hire. But it'd take a colossal **** up like Kiffin to derail that program much.
     
  12. Highlander

    Highlander Club Member Club Member

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    Hiring Kiffin would be sort of like when the Buffs hired Skippy - with the same results.
     
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    I hate to admit it, but Sparkles has won his last three games he played against P5 competition. Sure that includes Wazzou and Colorado, which may be stretching the P5 term a bit...but it also includes a road win against a BC team that beat USC and a very respectable showing at Bama last year. I'm not going anoint him as in the running for the Bama job by any means, but I expect his name is going to be pretty prominent amongst the mid-major guys who are looked at to fill P5 vacancies starting this year, particularly if they finish strong in the MWC. Good thing CSU has that huge buyout which I'm sure has absolutely no loopholes...:rolling_eyes:
     
  14. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Bob Stoops
     
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  16. SBG

    SBG Formerly known as EFNMB Club Member Junta Member

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    Yes there would be and that would be a win at what is usually the first game of the season.
     

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