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Ole Miss hires Lane Kiffin

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by gator10010, Dec 6, 2019.

  1. uftaipan

    uftaipan GC Hall of Fame

    May 31, 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    Why can’t it be both?
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  2. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)... VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    When we go to Oxford, and beat the crap out of Kiffoon's new team....

    Miullen will give him a friggin "Hotty Toddy", and welcome him into the SEC again! :)
  3. orangeblue_coop

    orangeblue_coop GC Hall of Fame

    Nov 19, 2016
    Good hire for Ole Miss. Lane will give bring a ton of energy to that program.
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  4. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)... VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    Agreed..... but...
    Just about ANYB ODY would bring more energy to that program... :)
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  5. sierragator

    sierragator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 8, 2007
    if they become a threat, bama will have them knocked back down a few notches
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  6. KronoGator

    KronoGator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 10, 2007
    NCAA will be coming to town soon.
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  7. Sulla

    Sulla Junior

    Oct 28, 2012
    Oxford, MS
    4,000 people showed up for the announcement apparently. Beer was even 1/2 off in the Pavilion for the event (because Oxford), and it was the first day in a pretty long time that it was exciting to be on campus.
  8. Gator715

    Gator715 GC Hall of Fame

    Dec 6, 2015
    I have such mixed feelings about Kiffin, both as a coach and as a person...

    He's showed some promise, yet he's been extraordinarily disappointing, though a good portion of that is just being an impulsive jackass who hops from job to job and says stupid shit on the regular...

    As a person, well... on one end... he's boy genius... Yes, he failed with the Raiders and at Southern Cal, but the guy was like in his early 30s... and the dude can coach offense... He's basically a poor man's Sean McVay before Sean McVay...

    On the other hand, he comes across as a spoiled brat and an asshole... who really got his foot in the door with coaching because of his daddy... I normally try and give legacies a pass for getting their start through connections, but come on... Kiffin's case is just ridiculous... It's like he's begging people to hate him...

    Check out this story by David Carr...

  9. hoyt233

    hoyt233 GC Hall of Fame

    Aug 31, 2009
    Prattvile, AL-Go Lions!
    I can't believe they are paying him over 16 million for 4 years. I saw him on Finebaum yesterday and after the interview the 1st caller said he came across as a snake oil salesman. My sister is a UM grad and she is not very happy about it.
  10. dkgator

    dkgator Junior

    Apr 3, 2007
    That is brilliant!
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  11. DieAGator

    DieAGator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
    Those guys are going to be pigs in poop when they see ole miss coeds.
  12. 62gator

    62gator GC Hall of Fame

    Dec 4, 2007
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    He also has over $2mil in possible incentives available:

    There are a number of incentives built into Kiffin's contract. Namely, Kiffin is set to earn $150,000 per SEC win after his fifth conference win of every season.

    Kiffin will earn $100,000 for every regular season, non-conference victory against a Power 5 opponent. Participating in the SEC championship game will earn Kiffin $150,000. If Ole Miss wins the SEC championship game, Kiffin will instead make $400,000.

    If Kiffin wins SEC coach of the year, he'll earn a $50,000 bonus and if he wins national coach of the year, he'll earn a $100,000 bonus, according to the contract.

    Kiffin's postseason incentives work out as the following:

    • Win CFP championship: $1,000,000
    • Make CFP championship: $750,000
    • Make CFP semifinals: $500,000
    • Make New Year's Six access bowl: $250,000
    • Make Citrus Bowl: $125,000
    • Make Group of Six SEC bowl: $100,000
    • Make Birmingham or Independence Bowl: $50,000

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  13. Gatorborn

    Gatorborn Sophomore

    Jul 11, 2014
    South Carolina
    Any chance this gets us a third episode of Kiffin's Krimson Korner???
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  14. mcogator

    mcogator Senior

    Nov 22, 2016
    Torrance, CA
    The guy is a relatively young millionaire in South Florida. Don't you think hes already on that diet?
  15. gator34654

    gator34654 GC Hall of Fame

    Jun 5, 2007
    We all know Lane has a past and much of it is ugly. Yes, he got an advantage for being the son of a very good D coach. He took advantage of that but who of us wouldn't? He has had his share of failures but also successes. I only know about him as in the past but have no idea if he's turned the corner in his personal life. I would like to think so. Sometimes life can wise us up and I've always loved great reformation stories. Maybe he is still a jerk or maybe not. But if he has changed then he gets a big thumbs up from me.
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  16. mcogator

    mcogator Senior

    Nov 22, 2016
    Torrance, CA
    I've never been to Oxford and I've heard good things about the village, so I'm not sure if the cliche "cold day in hell" works here, but just saw on the news its snowing there right now and they're expecting 1-3 inches. Poor Lane having to endure that, of course assuming he's already there?
  17. TrueGator

    TrueGator GC Hall of Fame

    Nov 11, 2014
    Do you plan to accept the job? ;)
  18. gators8

    gators8 GC Legend

    Oct 1, 2007
    In other words, he will owe Ole Miss money every year.
  19. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)... VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    At least he'll save 'em a bunch of money...:)
  20. roflcopter

    roflcopter All American

    Dec 1, 2011
    West Virginia
    Can we please be blessed with a new hype video from ole Lane
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