Kiffin, as noted in the tweet below, will be in charge of the offense as well as coaching the UA quarterbacks. Upon making his return to the SEC, Kiffin's primary task in Tuscaloosa will be to maximize the Crimson Tide offense for 2014 and beyond.
Alabama football has hired Lane Kiffin to be its next offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. #RollTideDespised by many college football fans around the nation, yet respected by many of his peers in the coaching circle, Kiffin will be greeted at Alabama by an abundance of talent, as well as several confident and determined quarterbacks who will be eager to fill the vacancy left by AJ McCarron.
— Alabama Football (@AlabamaFTBL) January 10, 2014
Noted for his track record as a solid offensive coordinator, especially during the majority of his tenure at USC, Kiffin will become the fourth OC Nick Saban has hired since he arrived in Tuscaloosa in early 2007.
Lane Kiffin will be offensive coordinator at Alabama? Great recruiter with a lot of experience. More respected by fellow coaches than fansSaban, in a statement released Friday afternoon, described the 38-year-old Kiffin as an "outstanding and creative offensive coach."
— Dan Wetzel (@DanWetzel) January 10, 2014
While financial figures have yet to be confirmed, Kiffin has agreed to a three-year contract.