Lane Kiffin - Crimson Tide

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One of our defensive leaders said, You know, Coach, we don't really feel you on defense. Offensive players are always on your couch, watching TV, playing video games in your office. You have that relationship with them and not with us.' I really hadn't thought about the individual players caring about the head coach's attention. Now I'm able to sit in meetings on defense. Kids have problems, I can spend more time with them.feedback
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Sep 01 2017
Lane Kiffin has most recently been quoted in an article called Starting over at FAU, has Lane Kiffin finally grown up?. Lane Kiffin said, “Saban's really just talking through what he's thinking. So we can hear him, so he can hear himself. And it's gonna be slow.”. Lane Kiffin has been quoted a grand total of 33 times in 14 articles.
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Aug 23 2017

Kendal sent his dad our spring game to let him see how he was calling plays and running the system. I have not spoken to [Art Briles] about him watching that film. It was just his son sending his dad film so he could see what he was doing, nothing more than that.feedback

Aug 09 2017

I said, I'll sign it, but I don't think I can really write 'Roll Tide' on this picture.feedback

Jun 05 2017

I really don't look at it that way about helping our program. It's about helping these kids come here and get to know these coaches. They may see somebody out at Michigan and you say well how are you getting them the scholarships? Well that assistant coach may get a head job at some smaller school and remember a kid from this and that may end up being his only offer. We're glad we can help them.feedback

Apr 22 2017

I feel really good about it.feedback

Apr 22 2017

There's the good with the bad. Yeah, the stadium's not going to be filled 30 minutes before kickoff no matter what, whether you're the Dolphins or whether you're the L.A. Lakers. The good part of that is you're in a city where there's a lot to do, so there's a lot of things going on ... a great place to live. Now we've got to start winning some games, so that we get more people to come to the games.feedback

Apr 21 2017

I'm looking down there and trying to figure out what you're doing. If you're going to change it up, run it by me.feedback

Apr 21 2017

Sometimes, you need to learn from your mistakes. I guess we kind of went backward. Usually, you start and move your way up as head coach and you make your mistakes where no one really sees them, but we made those mistakes at an early stage and on a national stage. It is what it is, but at the same time, there are things that you are going to change, too, to get better as a head coach.feedback

Apr 21 2017

I got a little too loose with my mouth. We joke about Coach Saban and my time there, but how dumb would I be not to copy a lot of what Nick Saban did? He's the best head coach in college football right now, and the good thing for me is that I've had a chance to work now for Coach Saban and Pete Carroll, two guys who do it totally different, and I can combine the two and take the parts I like from both and use them here at Florida Atlantic.feedback

Apr 21 2017

And it became a one-play game, so of course your mind goes, Well, would it have made a difference [if I were there]? The hardest part was seeing Jalen's [Hurts] face, Reuben Foster, ArDarius Stewart.feedback

Apr 21 2017

It will be a lot like what you see at Alabama with the defense there under Coach Saban. Sure, Coach Saban is involved in preparing the game plan each week, but he also realizes that he needs to be more of an overseer of the program. He lets his coaches coach. Now, as you saw on Saturdays with the two of us on the sideline, he's going to voice his opinion, a lot of times loudly. But I was the one calling plays, and it will be the same thing here with Kendal.feedback

Apr 21 2017

As I've said many times, there weren't a lot of people knocking on my door when Coach Saban offered me a job, so I will always be appreciative of him and having had the opportunity to work and learn under him. How dumb would I be not to copy a lot of what Nick Saban did?feedback

Apr 21 2017

It's nice to hear a little music on the practice field. That didn't happen in Tuscaloosa.feedback

Apr 21 2017

There's not a day that I come to work that I'm thinking about money or that I'm making less money than I've made in the business in the last 10 years.feedback

Apr 21 2017

But we are not going to change who we are, either.feedback

Apr 15 2017

This is the day that is probably going to go down as the day the fortune of the Browns turn. If we are able to do it, this is going to be one of those steppingstone days.feedback

Jan 04 2017

But not here. We just go out and practice and do exactly what we've been doing all year. It's just a new voice. That's it.feedback

Jan 03 2017

We had a great relationship. It just kept getting better and better as time went. Obviously the success on the field was fun and the players that we were able to coach in our three years in one of the greatest runs in the history of college football. And one more game to finish it.feedback

Jan 03 2017

I don't know if that's part of it or not. But I didn't want to have that feeling and if it was, and we lost the game because I wasn't 100 percent focused on our players, I didn't have them in the best position to win, I couldn't live with that.feedback

Jan 03 2017

I know this was a decision that I came up with, and it was very difficult to do. This was not something that Nick Saban forced me to do by any means. If I wanted to coach this game, I would have coached this game, and I just thought that it wasn't the best thing for the players.feedback

Jan 02 2017

I don't recall a happy moment.feedback

Jan 02 2017

It "was a very difficult decision, but it's a decision made in the best interests of the program.feedback

Dec 03 2016

I don't want to talk about it right now. I just want to enjoy winning another SEC championship.feedback

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