Lane Kiffin signs big contract extension with Florida Atlantic

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According to the Sun-Sentinel, Kiffin's original five-year deal stated he would owe FAU $2.5 million if he left for another school this season, then less after each succeeding season: $2 million if he stayed two seasons, $1.5 million if he stayed three, $1 million after year four. The common belief was Kiffin could use FAU as a launching pad back into a power-conference coaching job. The Zips won the first bowl game in school history in 2015, defeating Utah State, 23-21. For FAU, the Boca Raton Bowl gives the local fans one last chance to watch this high-powered offense play in their own stadium.

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This season, Kiffin led the Owls to a 10-3 record and appearance in the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl against the Akron Zips which takes place on Tuesday night.

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You can listen to the interview with Kiffin below. They defeated North Texas earlier this month in the Conference USA title game. FAU is second nationally with 47 rushing TDs. Given his job back when Kiffin decided to make a switch after a 1-2 start, Driskel has completed 65.6 percent of his passes for 1,977 yards and 13 touchdowns against only 4 interceptions. The result has been one of the best seasons - maybe the best season - in program history.

The Zips are bowling for the second time in three years but just the third time in 32 FBS (or Division I-A) seasons.

Also, click over here for the full 2017-2018 college football bowl game schedule. He also posted a 5-15 record with the Oakland Raiders in the National Football League in just over a year at the helm from 2007 to 2008.

"This is what our expectation was", he said. We expected to win the conference championship, and we expected to play in a premier bowl like this.

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