Nick Saban reveals what he learned from Lane Kiffin
Once known primarily for its dominating defense and and power running game, Alabama has become an offensive juggernaut under Nick Saban over the course of the last several years, as Heisman Trophy winners and huge offensive numbers have become the norm for the Crimson Tide.
On Monday during his weekly press conference, Saban gave some of the credit for the offensive transformation to former assistant coach Lane Kiffin, who’s now the head coach at Ole Miss.
Said Saban on Monday: “I learned a lot of offensive football from him.”
Saban on Lane Kiffin: "I learned a lot of offensive football from him."
— Charlie Potter (@Charlie_Potter) September 27, 2021
Kiffin was with Saban from 2014-16 as the Alabama’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach before taking the head job at Florida Atlantic.
This weekend, Kiffin will be back in Tuscaloosa, as the 12-ranked Rebels take on the top-ranked Crimson Tide in one of the SEC’s biggest games of the year to date.
The Ole Miss-Alabama matchup will kickoff at 3:30 p.m. EST and be televised by CBS.