Lane Kiffin through the years

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Lane Kiffin might have a career in consulting.

According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, the former USC coach is in Tuscaloosa this week as a special guest of coach Nick Saban to help evaluate the Tide offense.

Kiffin made his coaching hay as an offensive coordinator at USC under former coach Pete Carroll. Between 2002-2006, USC only lost six games, and the offense was consistently one of the best in the country.

Kiffin also was a gifted recruiter. In his three seasons as recruiting coordinator for USC, the Trojans had the nation’s No. 1 recruiting class.
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USC Trojans head football coach Lane Kiffin (L) and wife Layla Kiffin attend 26th Anniversary Sports Spectacular at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on May 22, 2011 in Century City, California. (Photo by Brian To/FilmMagic)
USC Trojans head football coach Lane Kiffin (L) and wife Layla Kiffin attend 26th Anniversary Sports Spectacular at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on May 22, 2011 in Century City, California. (Photo by Brian To/FilmMagic)
USC Trojans head football coach Lane Kiffin (L) and wife Layla Kiffin attend 26th Anniversary Sports Spectacular at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on May 22, 2011 in Century City, California. (Photo by Brian To/FilmMagic)
TEMPE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 28: Head coach Lane Kiffin of the USC Trojans reacts during the college football game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium on September 28, 2013 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
USC v Arizona State
TEMPE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 28: Head coach Lane Kiffin of the USC Trojans reacts during the college football game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium on September 28, 2013 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
FILE - Southern California head coach Lane Kiffin shakes hands with Arizona State head coach Todd Graham after an NCAA college football game in a Saturday, Sept. 28 2013 file photo, in Tempe, Ariz. USC has fired football coach Lane Kiffin, the Trojans announced early Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. Kiffin went 28-15 at USC in parts of four seasons, but his club has dropped seven of its last 11 games overall and is winless in a pair of Pac-12 games so far this year. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
USC fires Lane Kiffin; Orgeron is interim coach
FILE - Southern California head coach Lane Kiffin shakes hands with Arizona State head coach Todd Graham after an NCAA college football game in a Saturday, Sept. 28 2013 file photo, in Tempe, Ariz. USC has fired football coach Lane Kiffin, the Trojans announced early Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. Kiffin went 28-15 at USC in parts of four seasons, but his club has dropped seven of its last 11 games overall and is winless in a pair of Pac-12 games so far this year. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Head coach Lane Kiffin of the USC Trojans heads off the field after warm up before the game against the Utah State Aggies at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 21, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Utah State v USC
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Head coach Lane Kiffin of the USC Trojans heads off the field after warm up before the game against the Utah State Aggies at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 21, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
FILE - Southern California head coach Lane Kiffin reacts after losing to Arizona State 62-41 during an NCAA college football game In a Saturday, Sept. 28 2013 file photo, in Tempe, Ariz. USC has fired football coach Lane Kiffin, the Trojans announced early Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. Kiffin went 28-15 at USC in parts of four seasons, but his club has dropped seven of its last 11 games overall and is winless in a pair of Pac-12 games so far this year. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
USC fires Lane Kiffin; Orgeron is interim coach
FILE - Southern California head coach Lane Kiffin reacts after losing to Arizona State 62-41 during an NCAA college football game In a Saturday, Sept. 28 2013 file photo, in Tempe, Ariz. USC has fired football coach Lane Kiffin, the Trojans announced early Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. Kiffin went 28-15 at USC in parts of four seasons, but his club has dropped seven of its last 11 games overall and is winless in a pair of Pac-12 games so far this year. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
FILE - Southern California coach Lane Kiffin talks to Arizona State coach Todd Graham before an NCAA college football game in a Saturday, Sept. 28 2013, file photo, in Tempe, Ariz. USC has fired football coach Lane Kiffin, the Trojans announced early Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. Athletic director Pat Haden said in a short news release that he informed Kiffin of the decision "upon the team charter's arrival back in Los Angeles early Sunday morning following USC's 62-41 loss at Arizona State." (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
USC fires Lane Kiffin; Orgeron is interim coach
FILE - Southern California coach Lane Kiffin talks to Arizona State coach Todd Graham before an NCAA college football game in a Saturday, Sept. 28 2013, file photo, in Tempe, Ariz. USC has fired football coach Lane Kiffin, the Trojans announced early Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. Athletic director Pat Haden said in a short news release that he informed Kiffin of the decision "upon the team charter's arrival back in Los Angeles early Sunday morning following USC's 62-41 loss at Arizona State." (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

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