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  • Former Duke wide receiver Aaron Young transfers to FAU; wide receiver Ja’Marquis Johnson commits to Owls

    Sun Sentinel "Florida Atlantic landed two more wide receivers for its 2020 recruiting class. The Owls announced on Tuesday that former Duke receiver Aaron Young transferred to FAU. Berrien High School (Nashville, Ga.) wide receiver Ja’Marquis Johnson also announced on Tuesday that he..." January 29

  • USF’s Jeff Scott hires FAU’s Glenn Spencer as defensive coordinator

    Tampa Bay Times "FAU defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer, the interim coach in the Owls’ 52-28 shellacking of SMU in Saturday’s Boca Raton Bowl, has been hired to run USF’s defense by new Bulls coach Jeff Scott. Spencer, who also will coach linebackers, joins West Virginia’s..." December 23

  • Frank Gore Jr. flips from FAU to Southern Miss

    ESPN "Running back Frank Gore Jr. signed his national letter of intent with Southern Miss on Thursday, flipping his commitment from Florida Atlantic.       Here. We. Go. ?? December 20

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lane Kiffin details messy exit from Tennessee, regrets leaving

    247 Sports "One of the more memorable short-lived rides in program history, Lane Kiffin still wishes things would've ended differently at the University of Tennessee a decade after he unexpectedly bailed on the program for the job at USC. ESPN's Chris Low, who is as tied into the Vols as..." September 19

  • Lane Kiffin Wants Woman Bulldozing Man In Viral Video To Play Guard For Him At FAU

    Total Pro Sports "It’s amazing what a simple viral video can do for people. On Twitter, a video surfaced showing a rather large woman tossing a man to the ground like he was nothing, then pushing him back down as he got up, and then pushed him into a chair one last time as he tried to get on his..." August 29