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Will the Lane Kiffin-FAU marriage lead to more wins?

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Lane Kiffin is a head coach again. The new Florida Atlantic coach takes over a program anxious to climb the ladder to respectability. His last stint as a head coach ended on a Los Angeles tarmac in 2013, where he was fired by then-Southern California Athletic Director Pat Haden. The Trojans had just given up 62 points to Arizona State. Kiffin will, of course, be expected to win, but the pressure will be far less than in previous stops. He…

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AP: FAU pursuing Lane Kiffin to coach

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Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin is being pursued by Florida Atlantic to become the Owls’ next head coach, two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Friday night. Kiffin and the Owls have had dialogue, said both people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because neither side has spoken publicly about the matter. Kiffin has been the coordinator at Alabama for the last three seasons, helping the Crimson Tide win last season’s national championship and get…

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‘Bama/Gators SEC title game looks like massive mismatch

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Talk about a mismatch. Alabama’s defense is the best in the nation. Florida’s offense looks like one of the worst. They’ll face off Saturday in the Southeastern Conference championships game, with the top-ranked Crimson Tide (12-0, 8-0 SEC) heavily favored to lock up its third straight trip to the College Football Playoff with a victory over the No. 15 Gators (8-3, 6-2). Alabama has not given up a defensive touchdown in 17 quarters, a span that covers its entire November…

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Tennessee roars back to end losing streak vs. Gators

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More than 100,000 Tennessee fans were loudly and proudly singing Rocky Top after their 38-28 comeback win against the Florida Gators on Saturday. They may have quietly hummed a few bars of Ding Dong the Witch is Dead. After 11 straight losses to Florida, Tennessee finally walked off the field as a winner. That did not appear to be a likely scenario after the first 30 minutes. For a half, Florida fans were probably practicing their best version of The…

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Alabama’s Nick Saban: Love him or hate him, his dynasty stands

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To all those who think Nick Saban leads a joyless life, that all he cares about is winning football games, he’d like to set the record straight. “I’m a very happy person.” Of course, Saban spoke with his jaw tightly clinched, a steely glare and nary the hint of a smile. It’s the face of college football. Alabama will be going for its fourth national title in seven years when it takes on top-ranked Clemson in the championship game Monday…

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