Nick Saban, Lane Kiffin Sideline Shouting Match Detailed in New Alabama Book

Alabama coach Nick Saban and former offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin didn’t always get along, although no incident was bigger than the sideline argument between the two during last season’s game against Western Kentucky. 

Saban yelled at his coach following an Alabama fumble, but the specifics weren’t known until now, thanks to Phil Savage’s new book, 4th & Goal Every Day: Alabama’s Relentless Pursuit of Perfection.

“Savage writes that Kiffin said into his headset ‘dumb players make dumb plays,’ which all the Crimson Tide coaches heard,” Creg Stephenson of AL.com wrote after seeing an advanced copy of the book. “Saban snapped back with ‘no, dumb offensive coordinators call dumb plays.’ There were probably a few expletives left out.”

 


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