Report: FAU Didn't Fire Pelini Over Drug UseThe strange tale of the dismissal of Florida Atlantic University head football coach Carl Pelini last month took another turn Tuesday afternoon.
FAU Rallies For Victory After Coach's FiringFlorida Atlantic University’s football team finished off one of the more bizarre weeks in recent college football history with something few believed would happen, a victory.
Bizarre Week In South Florida SportsLegendary former Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi once famously said, “What the hell’s going on out there?” That sentiment, spoken decades ago, summarizes what many fans may be thinking after a week of strange sports stories in South Florida.
FAU Head Coach Quits Over Alleged Illegal Drug UseA bizarre situation has unfolded in Boca Raton at the Florida Atlantic University athletics department. Head football coach Carl Pelini and defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis both admitted to athletic director Florida Atlantic University athletic director Pat Chun what is described as illegal drug use.
FAU Hires Carl Pelini As New Head CoachThe Florida Atlantic Owls decided to go defense in their head coaching search and landed one of the better defensive coordinators in football. Monday, the FAU Board of Trustees approved Carl Pelini to be the next head coach of the Owls.
Pelini Denies UM LinkUniversity of Miami athletic director Kirby Hocutt has been very quiet since the head coaching job was rejected by former NFL head coach Jon Gruden. But that doesn’t mean Hocutt hasn’t been busy looking for a new coach.