This weekend, we’ll see something on par with a sighting of Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster.
It’s the only time of the year that Alabama coach Nick Saban makes assistant coaches available to the media. The only other opportunity comes during the bowl games, when bowls traditionally mandate press conferences with coordinators.
But the start of fall camp marks Alabama’s annual media day, where in addition to a bevy of players and Saban himself, each coordinator takes questions for about 15 minutes or so at the podium at the Naylor Stone Media Suite inside the Mal Moore Athletic Facility.
Defensive coordinator Kirby Smart will make his seventh appearance in the pre-fall camp press conference, but there’s no doubt that the attention will be squarely on new offensive coordinator and lightning rod Lane Kiffin.
Kiffin has already had a few months in Tuscaloosa to get acclimated and put players through spring practice. But outside of a fundraiser in Mobile over the summer, Kiffin hasn’t made any public comments since being hired.
Here are five questions that everybody will want to ask Kiffin.