Lane Kiffin calls out Big Ten officiating crew in Ole Miss-Louisville game
Lane Kiffin isn’t coaching in Monday night’s Ole Miss-Louisville game. That’s not stopping him from calling out the refs.
Kiffin is watching the game from home after testing positive for COVID-19. At halftime, he was reached by the Ole Miss radio network. Kiffin didn’t shy from criticizing the Big Ten officiating crew calling the SEC-ACC clash in Atlanta.
Lane Kiffin at half to Richard Cross: “This Big Ten crew makes it hard to tackle.”
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Kiffin repeated his line about the Big Ten refs in a Zoom interview with ESPN that aired just before the third-quarter kickoff.
"We just need this Big Ten officiating crew to teach us how to tackle, because obviously we don't know" -Lane Kiffin 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/XOmbNliId9
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Fans and media members watching the game have expressed frustration with the numerous targeting calls in the first half, resulting in 4 players being ejected.
The good news for Kiffin is that his team is dominating the game on both sides of the ball. Ole Miss leads Louisville 26-3.