While talking to Arkansas sportscaster Bo Mattingly, FAU head coach Lane Kiffin revealed he almost b
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While talking to Arkansas sportscaster Bo Mattingly on the radio Tuesday, FAU head coach Lane Kiffin revealed he almost became the head coach at Arkansas back in 2008...

That would have changed things. Enter Bobby Petrino. You can listen to the interview and read more here.

(The Spun)
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It was even reported back then that Kiffin wanted the job, Arky wanted to hire him but he wanted to wait until Raiders season was over and Arky didn't want to wait. Bobby P didn't GAF and bailed on Falcons with the quickness.
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Now that's some quality click bait.
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LoL, No. Kiffin is delusional. Petrino was hired in Dec 2007 for the 2008 season. Kiffin wasnt fired until Sept 2008 from the Raiders
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You’re delusional.
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Monte Kiffin was dc under Lou Holtz at Arkansas so Lane lived in Fayetteville as a kid.It was a successful time for awhile in our program.I could see how it would draw some interest from him.
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Lane Kiffin, warts and all, is desperately needed to re-invigorate this program. Imagine Kiffin's offense and Arandas defense. I can dream.
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hes waiting on LSU
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Hopefully if LSU is bad this year. We can snatch him up
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Hopefully if LSU is bad this year. We can snatch him up
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He would've loved hanging out at Beaver Lake.
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"Fayetteville Freshwater."
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We really need to appreciate what a treasure we have in Larry Leo before he gets hired away by The Advocate or NOLA.com or The Reveille.
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Glad it didn't happen. Morris is a perfect fit for Arkansas.
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Proofread your work dude. You owe us 4 Hail Mary's and tons of instagram ho photos.
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I actually would have loved him as head coach at LSU compared to our current hire. At least we know the Offense would be good. Not sure if Aranda would have stayed though.
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You're not even trying anymore, Larry
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You're not even trying anymore, Larry
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Proofreading is your fiend Larry.
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Coach to coach huh?
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