ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 03: Head coach Nick Saban, and Offensive Coordinator Quarterbacks Lane Kiffin talk to Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide in the second half against the Florida Gators during the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on December 3, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Fox Sports analyst tells it like it is and trashes Lane Kiffin in the process


Lane Kiffin's sudden departure from Alabama was intriguing on a number of levels, and Fox Sports college football analyst Joel Klatt thinks Kiffin was "cut" by Nick Saban.

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During an appearance on the Rich Eisen Show, Klatt basically said Kiffin was fired by Saban before Monday's national championship game.

While the exact details of Kiffin's departure will likely never be known -- unless Kiffin writes a tell-all book one day -- it's becoming increasingly apparent Kiffin was not give a choice in coaching in the title game.