‘Does he miss you?’ Dan Patrick puts Lane Kiffin on the spot regarding Nick Saban

Lane Kiffin spent three seasons as Alabama’s offensive coordinator under Nick Saban. And although he’s no longer with the Crimson Tide, Kiffin has no problem talking about his former boss.

During an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” on Wednesday, Patrick put Kiffin on the spot when he asked the Florida Atlantic coach a blunt question — Does Saban miss him at Alabama?

“I don’t know if he misses me,” Kiffin said. “Maybe on third down the other night, he might’ve.”

Of course, that’s because the Crimson Tide lost for the first time this season on Saturday night, falling to rival Auburn, 26-14, in the Iron Bowl.

Kiffin is quite active on Twitter, and since Saban made a comment during a press conference about the media being like “rat poison,” Kiffin has used that phrase — even turning it into a hashtag — in many of his tweets. However, he told Patrick that he’s not doing it to troll Saban.

“He doesn’t see it. So you guys think I’m trolling him, but he doesn’t even know what Twitter is, so he certainly doesn’t see it,” Kiffin said. “What, do you think he’s retweeting it?”

Another popular Saban story told by Kiffin earlier this season is that he still texts the Alabama coach, but Saban never responds. He elaborated on that tale to Patrick.

“He is old-school on that. He has this whole thing about he’s never sent a text in his life,” Kiffin said. “That’s nothing to do with me. It could be the No. 1 recruit in the company, he just doesn’t text. And he just has this old-school philosophy that ‘I’m not going to give into texting,’ so he doesn’t. Doesn’t text, doesn’t tweet, doesn’t do those things.”

Watch the full segment featuring Kiffin from Patrick’s show below:

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