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Video: Ole Miss officially announces Lane Kiffin era

Following Lane Kiffin and FAU's dismantling of UAB in the C-USA title game, the Rebels shared official word of the arrival of the Lane Kiffin era.

We first shared yesterday, via sources, that a deal was in place to bring Kiffin to The Grove.

The official Ole Miss football account had some fun teasing the announcement during the C-USA title game with a few tweets. Some were

— Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) December 7, 2019

">subtle. Others...not so much.

Here's the official video announcement:

The Lane Train makes yet another stop in what has been an eventful career. At age 44, Kiffin is now a head coach in the SEC for a second time, this after also serving as a head coach in the NFL, the Pac-12 and Conference USA, depositing a 3-year stint as the offensive coordinator at Alabama, and calling plays for the legendary Matt Leinart/Reggie Bush USC team in 2005.

He inherits a program that is 9-15 over the past two seasons, and the road only gets steeper in 2020. Among Kiffin's first seven games in Oxford, Ole Miss will play No. 7 Baylor, No. 11 Auburn, No. 2 LSU, No. 12 Alabama and No. 9 Florida.

As always, stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest.