ESPN says that Kiffin will also stay with Alabama as their Offensive Coordinator throughout the College Football Playoff.
This is Kiffin's fourth head coaching job (Oakland Raiders, Tennessee, USC, and Florida Atlantic) his head coaching record in college is 35-21 and 40-36 overall.
Kiffin is well known to Vols fans, he went 7-6 in his only season in Knoxville before leaving for USC in 2010.
Fox Sports reports that Alabama Head Coach, Nick Saban will look internally to replace Kiffin. Candidates are Offensive Analyst, Steve Sarkisian and Mike Locksley and Wide Receivers Coach, Billy Napier.
Am told Nick Saban is expected to consider in-house candidates for #Alabama OC job: Sark, Mike Locksley & Billy Napier.