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Barry Werner

Lane Kiffin shoots down rumors he’s heading to Auburn

The “news” broke Monday evening that Lane Kiffin is planning to leave Ole Miss on Friday to take the head coaching position at Auburn.

However, the man himself, Lane Kiffin, responded on Twitter “that’s news to me … Nice sources.”

There’s the Egg Bowl on Thursday between the Rebels and Mississippi State.

Kiffin seems to be more focused on the annual rivalry game than an exit strategy from Oxford.

The source behind the original report offered this on WCBI:

Sources say Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin is planning to step down Friday and become the next head coach of Auburn. Moments ago, sources in the Ole Miss athletic department denied that report. Sources close to Auburn say they have not offered the head coaching position to anyone at this time.

Consider that an audible … maybe.

Kiffin added another shot, this one a clean knockdown:

This is what Kiffin’s contract at Ole Miss pays him:

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