Lane Kiffin signed an extension to remain coach at Ole Miss and denied Auburn’s pursuit of a vacant role

Lane Kevin decided to stay indoors Ole Fraulein And signing an extension with the Rebels, the coach confirmed on Saturday morning. Kevin’s decision comes amid an intense pursuit from before maroonwho had been trying to fill their vacant coaching position since Brian Harsin’s sacking on October 31.

“I met with the team and staff and told them I will be staying and that will be announced after the game.” Kevin told ESPNrefers to No. 22 Ole Miss’ 24-22 loss Mississippi In the eggshell for Thanksgiving. “I didn’t want it to be about staying ahead of the game, it was about the team.”

Rumors circulated that Kevin was nominated for the Auburn job. They grew louder than the whispers outside the Egg Bowl, but Kiffin publicly denied a local TV report that said he would be announced as the Tigers coach on Friday, going so far as to publicly sham the reporter for misinformation.

“I just said [the team] That this report – which you probably don’t pay much attention to, but your family does – is inaccurate. false reporting”, said Kevin.

Kevin has accepted multiple contract extensions for his Ole Miss career and entered 2022 as the 11th highest-paid coach in college football, averaging $7.25 million in contracts. The value of its expansion was not disclosed; and thus, Sports Illustrated reports Kiffin is expected to make over $9 million annually.

As for Auburn, it went on from Kevin and her Liberty’s Hugh Freese looks on take their vacant place. The Freeze was 39-25 (including disallowed wins) at Ole Miss from 2012 to 2016 and beat Alabama in 2014 and 2015.

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