Alabama hires Lane Kiffin as offensive coordinator: Fans on Twitter react [NSFW]

Alabama refused to let tired sportswriters drift easily into the weekend. On Friday evening, news broke that the Crimson Tide planned to hire Lane Kiffin as departed offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier’s replacement.

Kiffin, an Internet whipping boy, set Twitter afire, as snark poured from every orifice of the blogosphere. Alabama fans reacted with shock and unease. SEC fans laughed like drunkards. And impartial haters, well, they sharpened their edges.

Below are some of the best tweets, memes and reactions following the news on Kiffin.