Lane Kiffin is a professional and collegiate football coach. Kiffin graduated from Bloomington Jefferson High School in Minnesota in 1994, and committed to Fresno State University to play college football. He played backup quarterback for the Bulldogs, giving up his senior season to become a Student Assistant Coach.
Kiffin graduated from Fresno State in 1998. Kiffin formerly served as the offensive coordinator for the USC Trojans football team from 2005 to 2006, head coach of the NFL's Oakland Raiders 2007 to 2008, head coach of the University of Tennessee in 2009, and head coach of USC from 2010 to 2013. He was the youngest head coach in modern NFL history at the time when he joined the Raiders (until in 2017 when Sean McVay joined the Rams), and, for a time, was the youngest head coach of a BCS Conference team in college football. Kiffin was the offensive coordinator at the University of Alabama from 2014 until 2016. Kiffin is the son of longtime NFL defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin.
As of 2021, Kiffin is currently the head football coach at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss).