- Nov 8, 2004
So, are you saying he was a great OC but was never a great head coach because he couldn’t or didn’t hire good DC. That may be the same for Kiffin and a number of offensive coordinators. Fact is, you have to have both to become a. Championship coach. Good example is Kirby. He was a great DC, but it took a few years to get the offense to be good enough to win a championship.