Ma Kiffin’s Rules for Raising a Coaching Family

If Lane Kiffin is the genius Al Davis thinks he is, the 32-year-old rookie head coach should get his mom on the phone pronto. Lane’s got some heavy lifting to do in Oakland, and if anyone knows about keeping the peace in a football family, it’s Ma Kiffin. During 34 years of marriage to Bucs defensive coordinator Monte, Robin Kiffin has raised a daughter (Heidi) and two sons (Lane and Chris, an Ole Miss grad assistant) and forgotten more about the game than most of us will ever know. Her life as a coach’s wife—and mom—has taken her to Lincoln, Neb.; Fayetteville, Ark.; Raleigh, N.C.; Green Bay, Wis…..

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3/9/09