Lane Kiffin Went On A Twitter Tear After Getting Fined By The SEC
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Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin was fined $25,000 by the SEC for his public criticism of the conference’s officials in the wake of a blown call in Saturday’s loss to Auburn. Here was the full statement from the SEC...
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On the kickoff return in the Auburn at Ole Miss football game at 5:43 in the 4th quarter, the SEC has determined the replay official should have stopped the game for further review of the play. In the football officiating replay process every play is reviewed but, when appropriate, the game is stopped for further review.

Because the play was not appropriately stopped for further review, the necessary slow-motion view of the play was not viewed by the replay official to determine if the ruling on the field should have been reversed.

The SEC Office conducted a review of the play and appropriately communicated its findings above to Ole Miss head football coach Lane Kiffin and other athletics department personnel per conference protocol. However, Mr. Kiffin’s use of social media Saturday following the game to publicly criticize officiating is in violation of Conference Bylaws and Commissioner’s Regulations that govern Sportsmanship and communication with the Conference Office on officiating issues.

Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin has been fined $25,000 for his use of social media Saturday after the game made in violation of SEC Bylaw 10.5 related to officiating in the Auburn at Ole Miss football game of October 24.
This set Lane off... (The Spun)

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Comments

12 Comments
It's pretty cool and kinda badass, but I'm glad our coach would never do that dumb shite.
Reply30 days
Won’t be the last time he’s fined by the SEC.
Reply30 days
Lane's boat has 3 motors on it that probably cost around 25K each. Sell the boat Lane, send the kid to college.
Reply1 month
Hey Lane, While you are talking to the SEC please tell them "Free Devin White!" They dont give a shite...
Reply1 month
He should be mad, he was right. SEC officiating sucks when you play Auburn
Reply1 month
Just ask Arkansas!
1 month
SEC use of replay review is also real inconsistent and in some cases mind numbing. Its one thing in fast action to miss a call but to watch it in slow motion and uphold a bad call is another. Nothing good comes out of Birmingham.
Reply1 month
I think its funny that the police department tweeted out something as well lol
Reply1 month
Inn still amazed, though I shouldn't be at this point, at the mediocrity of SEC officials. Big respect for a coach who calls them out.
Reply1 month
Kiffen should not have to say the call was blown. The commissioner should have a press conference every Monday to explain every blown call in detail, then it will stop.
Reply1 month
I love it. Their officiating is absolute garbage and they need to be called out on it.
Reply1 month
This looks terrible for the SEC.
Reply1 month
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