Ole Miss football coach Lane Kiffin’s stated plan was to walk away from the podium at his Monday press conference in Oxford and start prepping for Alabama.
The Southeastern Conference schedule blessed Kiffin’s Rebels with an open week before they welcome the Crimson Tide to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium next Saturday (2:30 p.m., CBS), and Kiffin didn’t hide his intent to get a head start.
“We’ll start as soon as we leave here,” he said Monday. “We just met with the players and let them go, so we’ll start on that ourselves with Alabama and work on it all week.”
The placement of those open weeks…