Kiffin discusses if Alabama would have beat Clemson with him calling plays


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Former Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin was interviewed by Fox Sports' Clay Travis recently and was asked if him calling the plays for the Crimson Tide would have made a different outcome against Clemson in the National Championship game.

“I don’t know that,” Kiffin said. “There’s no way to know that. (Steve Sarkisian) was put in a very difficult situation. Whatever it was, a week, eight days, or whatever, and now all of a sudden you’re calling the game. … If you tried to figure that out, you’re talking about one play.”

Former Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian helped his team only score seven points in the final quarter as Clemson dropped an impressive 21 points to win the 2016 National Championship by a score of 35-31. After the loss, Sarkisian left for greener pastures as the new offensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons.


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spacer Tooooo late, that's tooooo bad!***
gopaws4
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Tigerdug23®
spacer Dang it Lane.....
NorthwestPurple®
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74TIGER
spacer But wasn't he the rascal who coined the phrase....
clawpaw®
spacer Not my play caller
Knutz
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Rswanson
spacer That's a respectable answer.***
Clemson_Orange
spacer Ya think CU's D had something with only 7 points in 4th qtr?***
ObiWan
spacer Re: Ya think CU's D had something with only 7 points in 4th qtr?***
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CUAllTheWay®
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lfatboy®
spacer What is Kennedy hadn't gone to Dallas?
Hakalo27
spacer No..He would have called Cover Zero on the last play too***
GoTigerz
spacer No, we were at a disadvantage when Kiffen left......
reformed
spacer I listened to the whole interview this a.m.
ninetytwotiger®
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rivercat
spacer Lane couldn't have saved them because
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Tigerluvr
spacer "Would have beat?!?" Come on, it should be beaten.***
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