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Kiffin’s exit, after only 14 months in Knoxville, Tenn., sent Volunteers alums and fans into an uproar.
Martin, the quarterback for Tennessee’s 1998 national championship team, told the Sporting News at the time that he was “embarrassed by the timing of it all” and that Kiffin “wanted everyone to buy into what he was selling, and then he left after one year.”
Kiffin said this week that he was unaware of Martin’s comments until Martin brought them up during a daylong interview on campus on Feb. 13.
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