With No. 15 Ole Miss Preparing to play at unranked Texas A&M on Saturday, Rebels head coach Lane Kiffin was at one point expected to try his luck against the Aggies.
Wednesday, Kiffin made his gesturetaking a dig at Texas A&M when discussing Aggies defensive coordinator DJ Durkin, who led defense at Ole Miss last season.
Durkin left for College Station, Texas, in the offseason, signing a three-year contract.
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“DJ really transformed our defense here and played really well,” Kiffin said, according to On3 Sports. “Especially the second half of last year. We tried to keep it. He did a great job with the players.
Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher has Recruitment Class #1 in the country over the summer, sparking a war of words between Fisher and Alabama head coach Nick Saban.
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During the off-season, Saban says Texas A&M “Bought all the players on their team.” This prompted Fisher to hold a press conference in which he called Saban – without naming him – a “narcissist” while urging reporters to dig into his past.
The two have since appeared to put their beef behind them, but A&M’s recruiting class continues to make headlines as the Aggies’ losing streak increases to three.
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Tuesday, Texas A&M reportedly suspended three freshmen of his class of 2022 indefinitely for violating team rules.
The Aggies started the year as the No. 6 team in the nation before losing to unranked Appalachia State in Week 2. They’ve lost three straight to Mississippi State, New York. Alabama and South Carolina.
Ole Miss is coming off its first loss of the season after losing to LSU in Week 8.