College football is great. Once in a while, it gives us moments that take on a life of their own. Lane Kiffin and his clipboard provided the sports world with one of those moments Saturday night during the South Carolina-Ole Miss game. Kiffin launched the clipboard while running down the sideline as quarterback Matt Corral hit Elijah Moore for a 91-yard touchdown. Ole Miss beat the Gamecocks 59-42, and the Rebels have now won two in a row.
Lane Kiffin’s clipboard has now gathered a lot of social media attention, including numerous Twitter accounts, so the school decided to seize the opportunity to do something good. The athletic department is auctioning off the clipboard, autographed by Kiffin, and giving the proceeds to charity. The game-sheet will not be included.
The current bid as I type is at $1,210. The school will also throw in a 10-15 minute chat with Lane for the winner.
“Proceeds will go towards the Athletics Department Adopt-A-Basket program,” the school said in its auction. “Annually, Ole Miss partners with local nonprofits in the LOI community to provide food baskets for Thanksgiving. The teams provide groceries and gift cards for our neighbors in need to ensure everyone has food during the break. On average each basket costs $70 and each family receives a $25 gift card for additional items. Once initial needs are met the department will provide any additional support to ensure everyone has an enjoyable holiday.”
There you go. Buy Lane’s clipboard for the Ole Miss fan on your Christmas list who already has everything.
— SEC Network (@SECNetwork) November 15, 2020
— no context college football (@nocontextcfb) November 15, 2020