Florida Atlantic Rumors & News

  • Florida Atlantic names Missouri's Brian White as athletic director

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "After a six-week search, Florida Atlantic has finally found a replacement lead its athletics department. On Saturday, the school announced it has hired Brian White as the athletic director. White was Missouri’s senior associate athletics director for the last three years. He replaces Pat Chun,..." March 04

  • FAU QB Jason Driskel announces he is retiring from football

    College Football Talk "This one seemingly comes from out of nowhere. The starting quarterback for Lane Kiffin‘s resurgent FAU program for most of 2017, Jason Driskel was hoping again to trigger one of the most potent offenses in the country in 2018. Instead, Driskel announced on his personal Twitter account that he..." January 18

  • Report: FAU's Lane Kiffin to make Charlie Weis Jr., 24, youngest coordinator in FBS

    CBS Sports "With Kendal Briles gone, taking a job as the offensive coordinator at Houston, Lane Kiffin has reportedly decided to fill the open role on his FAU staff with another coach's son. FAU has yet to officially announce the hire, but Sports Illustrated's Bruce Feldman and several other FAU-centric..." January 17

  • FAU head coach Lane Kiffin says Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa would’ve transferred if he didn’t play Monday

    New York Daily News "Tua Tagovailoa’s historic performance Monday night led to an incredible comeback for the true freshman in the national championship game, but his future at Alabama prior to the game was very much in doubt. Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin, who was the offensive coordinator for the..." January 10

  • Lane Kiffin gets 10-year deal after first 10-win season in FAU history

    ESPN "Lane Kiffin, who has resurrected Florida Atlantic's football program in just one season, has agreed to a new 10-year deal with the Owls. "This is further proof of FAU's unbridled ambition," FAU president John Kelly told ESPN on Tuesday. Florida Atlantic (10-3) faces Akron on Tuesday night in..." December 19

  • Lane Kiffin, FAU working on new contract ahead of Boca Raton Bowl

    Palm Beach Post "After taking the Owls from the bottom of Conference USA to the team’s first bowl game since 2008, Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin is set to get paid. In an exclusive interview with ESPN West Palm, FAU president John Kelly said the university and Kiffin — who signed a five-year, $4.5..." December 19

  • Lane Kiffin got Snoop Dogg and Uncle Luke to come to FAU

    USA Today "Florida Atlantic football coach Lane Kiffin’s mantra since taking over the Owls program has been simple but all over Twitter: Come to #thefaU. Kiffin has used this hashtag to try and get literally anyone he can to come and show some love for his new football program. He used it to (kind of)..." December 18