Sport Kiffin out as Alabama OC, Sarkisian to coach title game

20:01  02 january  2017
20:01  02 january  2017 Source:   Sports Illustrated

Lane Kiffin: I remember the ass chewings

  Lane Kiffin: I remember the ass chewings The future former Alabama offensive coordinator cracks wise at his Peach Bowl presser.More often than not — if the cameras catch it — it’s a quick shot of Saban being rather displeased by something that’s happened. Cameras don’t tend to catch the moments where a boss pats his employee on the head for doing a good job.

Share. Alabama announced on Friday that former USC coach Steve Sarkisian will replace Lane Kiffin as offensive coordinator. Time Sports. But all that took a physical toll, and they now limp into this bowl date on a two- game skid with several key players sidelined. Louisiana Tech also lost in a conference title game , but the Bulldogs’ high-octane passing attack will be a difficult matchup for Navy. USA TODAY Sports.

Alabama announced on Friday evening that Steve Sarkisian would be the Crimson Tide's next offensive coordinator, replacing new Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin . Having the first team in half a century to protest its way out of a bowl game — in support of alleged perpetrators of sexual assault, no less — would have given Coyle significant cover to replace Claeys, however, and the coach was well aware of that.

  Kiffin out as Alabama OC, Sarkisian to coach title game © Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Lane Kiffin will leave his position as Alabama offensive coordinator and will not coach in the team's College Football Playoff National Championship Game against Clemson, the school announced on Monday.

Steve Sarkisian will assume coordinator duties effective immediately, the school said.

Alabama will take on the Tigers next Monday seeking their fifth national title in the last eight years.

Kiffin, who has spent the last three seasons as the Alabama offensive playcaller, accepted the head coaching job at Florida Atlantic University last month. Sarkistan was hired as the school's new OC after Kiffin was hired at FAU after being an analyst for most of the season for the Crimson Tide.

"We appreciate all that Lane has done for our foortball program over the last three years," Alabama head coach Nick Saban said. "We sat down following the Washington game and talked about the demands of managing both jobs, and we recognized that it is best for our players, and Lane, that we allow him to turn his full attention to his new head coaching job at FAU."

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Fake Lane Kiffin shows up at national title game .
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