Lane Kiffin is known to joke around on social media.
That trend continued Friday night, when Kiffin had some fun with his former Alabama colleague Kirby Smart, now the head coach at Georgia. Kiffin tweeted a story regarding Smart’s helicopter trip to see No. 1 overall 2018 prospect Justin Fields, essentially saying that Smart was copying an idea he first had while the coach at Tennessee:
— Lane Kiffin (@Lane_Kiffin) October 21, 2017
Kiffin made a similar move in 2009, when the former Vols head coach tried to lure then-Alabama recruit Ja’Wuan James. Evidently, the move worked, as James ultimately flipped to the Vols and became a first-round draft pick by the Miami Dolphins in 2014.