In less than a monthChris Kiffin will be returning to the NFL, and his former job as the NFL's Chief of Staff. ESPN sources said that the coach of the defensive line was ‘Mike”
Kiffin, 40 years old, accepted the job in January to be with his brother Lane Kiffin at Ole Miss. He was officially announced as the Rebels' linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator. Sources tell ESPN that his decision to return home to the Browns was based on the NFL's more family-friendly work schedule.
Chris Kiffin is married to his fourth child, and the Browns' position as a defensive lineman has yet to be filled. He was the Browns' defensive coordinator for the past two years.
To replace D.J., he took the Ole Miss job. Durkin, who was promoted to defensive coordinator at. Chris Partridge, Ole Miss defensive coordinator, is still a coach for safeties.
Partridge, who was atFor five seasons, he was at Ole Miss and is expected to continue as the primary play-caller in defense next season.
This would have been Kiffin’s second stint as defensive coordination coordinator under his older brother Chris, who had previously worked for Lane.The Owls won the Conference USA title in 2017, their first.
Chris Kiffin was then transferred to the NFL as a pass-rush specialist.From 2018-19, he was a defensive line coach at Ole Miss before he accepted the job with the Browns in 2020. Hugh Freeze, Ole Miss's defensive line coach from 2012 to 2016, and he was also a graduate assistant at Ole Miss.
Ole Miss won 10 regular season games for the first time ever in school history. This offseason, Ole Miss has loaded up with a huge haul that has been ranked amongst the best transfer portal classes in America. In 2021, the Rebels improved tremendously. They went from being 117th nationally in scoring defense (38.1 points per match) to 51st (25.7 points per game).