Lane Kiffin receives social media backlash over Egg Bowl comments
Sydney Hunte | 5 hours ago
Lane Kiffin and Ole Miss defeated Mike Leach and Mississippi State 31-24 in the 2020 Egg Bowl Rivalry. Now, the Bulldogs will be looking to avenge last year’s loss in the series on Thanksgiving night and end the Rebels’ chances of winning a New Years Bowl. And while it may be a bitter rivalry – but not so much. than the Iron Bowl – there’s a lot of bragging rights to be won.
The Egg Bowl has provided many notable moments in recent years, none more than in 2019 when Elijah Moore’s unsportsmanlike conduct penalty sparked a chain reaction of events that saw Matt Luke fired and Kiffin ultimately hired for. lead the program.
This is Kiffin’s 2nd Egg Bowl, and he seems to downplay the rivalry aspect a bit through the comments he made on Monday:
“It’s just football. You really shouldn’t hate people because of where you go to school.”
-Lane Kiffin on the Egg Bowl Rivalry
– Brad Logan (@BradLoganCOTE) 22 November 2021
Kiffin’s generally quotable remarks naturally raised social media’s eyebrows, with some rather humorous comments from fans being referred to him. Here are some of the reactions:
Is that what they teach him at Fresno St?
– #GoGreen #BeatPSU (@tdburrell) 22 November 2021
Lane Kiffin already on the way pic.twitter.com/dvfVLXtemy
– BVal (@Alonso_Bry) 22 November 2021
Lane is having a blast. pic.twitter.com/atqFyh0LcU
– John Xavier Diehl (@ JXD23) 22 November 2021
Lane hits the strain whiskey again.
– Brian Bookwalter (@BrianBookwalter) 22 November 2021
– Gia the monkey (@ MonkeyGia3) 22 November 2021
– Sandra Mordica (@sanmordica) 22 November 2021
– Captain Morgan ð¥¥ð ð¿ð¤ (@ Capt41nMorgan) 22 November 2021
– johnnyquid (@ KelVen82) 22 November 2021
You’re not from around here, are you?
– PavsNewAccount (@PavsNewAccount) 22 November 2021
What a loser attitude
– Joe, Esq. (@ SadIrishFan13) 22 November 2021