Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin dipped into the middle school ranks to offer a scholarship to Cole Leinart, the son of former Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart. Kiffin coached Leinart with the USC Trojans.
Florida Gators coach Dan Mullen, Florida State Seminoles coach Willie Taggart and Miami Hurricanes coach Mark Richt are among the 25 highest paid coaches in college football, according to a USA Today database.
Former Tennessee, Southern California and Oakland Raiders coach Lane Kiffin has signed the 10-year renegotiated contract with Florida Atlantic talked about since December. Kiffin, who coached FAU to a 10-4 record in 2017, will make $950,000 per year.
Lane Kiffin turned the Florida Atlantic Owls into a quality football team in the Conference-USA. The former Tennessee, USC and Oakland Raiders head coach (and Alabama offensive coordinator) told ESPN he doesn't plan to leave soon.
Current Florida Atlantic coach and former Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin clearly found a little humor in Tennessee’s troubles as they tried to hire former Rutgers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano.
DeAndre Johnson, FAU quarterback and former star of the Netflix docu-series ‘Last Chance U,’ didn’t travel with the Owls on their road trip to Wisconsin after being hospitalized in Boca Raton. Johnson is a former Florida State quarterback who left Tallahassee after getting into legal trouble.
New FAU football coach Lane Kiffin opens his season Friday night in Boca Raton against Navy yet still has Alabama on his mind. Kiffin told the Washington Post that Alabama would have beaten Clemson in the national title game had coach Nick Saban not let him go following the semifinal win over Washington.
Florida Atlantic University football coach Lane Kiffin said his team wasn’t ‘Second Chance U’ but instead called itself ‘Last Strike U.’ A number of FAU players and a coach have been featured in the first two seasons of the Netflix docu-drama ‘Last Chance U.’
The second season of the hit Netflix documentary series ‘Last Chance U’ dropped last week and even though it’s set at a community college in Mississippi, some of the subjects are already working and going to school in South Florida.