Conference USA RUMORS & NEWS

  • Willie Taggert reportedly a 'strong candidate' at FAU

    247 Sports "Fired Florida State coach Willie Taggart may not need to move far when it comes to his next job. Taggart emerged Wednesday as one of the favorites to land at Florida Atlantic as the Owls search for Lane Kiffin’s replacement at head coach. FootballScoop..." December 11

  • Willie Taggart hired as FAU's new head coach

    The Score "Willie Taggart is staying in the Sunshine State. Taggart will become Florida Atlantic's new head coach, he told Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports. The 43-year-old was fired by Florida State toward the end of his second season at the helm. aggart will replace..." December 11

  • Report: Lane Kiffin ‘Nearing Deal’ To Become Next Head Coach At Ole Miss

    Sportsnaut "Current FAU coach Lane Kiffin is reportedly nearing a deal with the University of Mississippi to become the next Ole Miss head football coach. This news comes by way of Richard Cross, an Ole Miss radio broadcaster for SEC Network, who says the school has already met with Kiffin and..." December 06

  • FAU reportedly planning to offer Lane Kiffin a raise amid Arkansas rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Lane Kiffin has been heavily linked to the Arkansas head coaching vacancy, and there are some who believe he would welcome the opportunity to coach in the SEC again. However, it is also possible that Kiffin will take advantage of all the speculation and parlay it into a raise from his current..." December 05

  • Arkansas visits FAU coach Lane Kiffin to discuss open Razorbacks' coaching job

    Palm Beach Post "Lane Kiffin could be headed back to the Southeastern Conference. The Palm Beach Post has confirmed multiple reports that Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin met with the University of Arkansas officials on Sunday to discuss the Razorbacks’ coaching..." December 04

  • MTSU Player Zeke Cobb Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

    Pop Culture "Middle Tennessee State University wide receiver Zeke Cobb (full name Reginald Ezekiel Cobb) was arrested on Monday, according to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office. As the Daily News Journal reported, he is being charged with two counts of rape. The incident allegedly..." November 13

  • 5 Group of Five Teams Who Could Clinch a New Year's Bowl Game

    The Big Lead "The usual suspects from the Group of Five have fallen. Miniature juggernauts in Boise State and UCF have each lost their first games of the season. While the former can still claw their way back despite the misfortune, UCF will probably have to settle for their postseason coming before..." October 24

  • Lane Kiffin Reprimanded, Fined for Controversial Tweet Blasting Conference USA Officials

    Sportsnaut "Florida Atlantic University’s head football coach Lane Kiffin is known for letting his feelings fly. Now he’s be fined for it following a tweet tagging Conference USA’s Twitter account with a shot at their officials. After a tough 36-31 loss to Marshall, Kiffin..." October 20