Sources: Alabama hires Lane Kiffin

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Southern California head coach Lane Kiffin in the third quarter during an NCAA college football game against Arizona State on Saturday, Sept. 28 2013, in Tempe, Ariz.

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Rick Scuteri/Associated Press Southern California head coach Lane Kiffin in the third quarter during an NCAA college football game against Arizona State on Saturday, Sept. 28 2013, in Tempe, Ariz.

Alabama has hired Lane Kiffin as offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN.com on Friday.

The sides agreed to a 3-year deal, a source said, and a contract is being completed.

Kiffin was fired as coach at USC in late September after a 62-41 loss at Arizona State. He registered a 28-15 record in three-plus seasons with the Trojans following a one-year stint at Tennessee, where he was 7-6.

The 38-year-old Kiffin visited with Alabama coach Nick Saban before the Allstate Sugar Bowl "to share ideas and exchange ideas ... [for] professional development," Saban said at the time.

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Comments » 5

MooseandSquirrelVol writes:

Well I don't give a damn about the whole state of Alabam, the whole state of Alabam, the whole state of Alabam.
I don't give a damn about the whole state of Alabam.
I'm from Tennessee!

Dickattrade writes:

We will be prepared to give him a big VOL welcome when the tyde visits Neylend this fall.
All the more reason to hate Bama.

rainbow6 writes:

Ah Ha, now I understand . Alabama earlier was only thinking about hiring Kiffin and they lost two straight games. He has already had an impact on Alabama football.

clearknox writes:

Ain't that something?

Slats writes:

Dumb & Dumber!

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