Sa­ban: Kif­fin leav­ing Alabama, go­ing to FAU

The Washington Times Daily - - SPORTS -

BOCA RATON, FLA. | Lane Kif­fin is about to be a head coach again, af­ter agree­ing Mon­day to start anew and take over at Florida At­lantic.

Kif­fin’s soon-to-be-for­mer boss, Alabama coach Nick Sa­ban, con­firmed the hir­ing and said his of­fen­sive co­or­di­na­tor will re­main with the Crim­son Tide for the Col­lege Foot­ball Play­off.

FAU had no im­me­di­ate com­ment be­cause the deal has not been fi­nal­ized. Kif­fin has agreed to a five-year con­tract, a per­son with di­rect knowl­edge of the sit­u­a­tion told The As­so­ci­ated Press. The per­son spoke to the AP on con­di­tion of anonymity be­cause nei­ther Kif­fin nor the school had con­firmed the hir­ing.

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