Kiffin: Obama Is My ‘Model’ For Dealing With Crisis

The KNOXVILLE NEWS-SENTINEL reports this week that Lane Kiffin recently revealed his inspiration for dealing with a crisis.

Kiffin: Obama his inspiration for dealing with crisis

“I could sit here and say, ‘Why did Oakland happen? Why did leaving Tennessee cause the trouble it did?’ Those things happened to prep me for this, to be a stable manager in a crisis. My model was Obama and his coolness under fire, the confidence he projects during disaster.”

Only place I would characterize Kiffin as a “stable manager” would be Santa Anita.