Lane Kiffin tells Nick Saban, Alabama: 'Good luck in the playoffs' and 'See you next year'

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    Lane Kiffin
    Football coach

The Alabama football team defeated Auburn 24-22 in four overtimes during Saturday's Iron Bowl in Auburn, Alabama.

Alabama football coach Nick Saban was greeted by his wife, Terry Saban, outside the locker room with a big hug.

Ole Miss football coach Lane Kiffin commented on a tweet of Saban and his wife with two heart emojis and a goat emoji and "Mrs." with a goat emoji.

Kiffin was a Saban offensive coordinator at Alabama from 2014-16.

Lane Kiffin to Nick Saban: "Good luck in the playoffs" and "See you next year"

Mississippi head coach Lane Kiffin talks with his players before an NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
Mississippi head coach Lane Kiffin talks with his players before an NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

After the game, Saban celebrated with players in the locker room by dancing.

Kiffin commented on a tweet that showed Saban dancing by saying, "Great moves!!! Congrats on the Iron Bowl @AlabamaFTBL Good luck in the playoffs. See you next year."

The College Football Playoff field won't be announced until Sunday, Dec. 5 after Alabama faces the Georgia Bulldogs in the Southeastern Conference Championship on Saturday, Dec. 4.

Ole Miss football concluded its regular season Thursday with a 31-21 win against Mississippi State. Ole Miss improved to 10-2 overall and 6-2 in the SEC.

Also, Kiffin has been rumored for several head coach openings — including LSU and Southern California — and head coaching positions not yet open — the Miami Hurricanes.

Kiffin saying, "See you next year." Well, Miami and Southern California are not on the 2022 Alabama football schedule. LSU and Ole Miss both are on Nick Saban's schedule for the 2022 Alabama football season.

Here's more Lane Kiffin, Nick Saban news:

Alabama defeated Ole Miss 42-21 in Tuscaloosa on Oct. 2.

Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.

This article originally appeared on Mississippi Clarion Ledger: Lane Kiffin tells Nick Saban, Alabama: 'Good luck in the playoffs'

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