Lane Kiffin Has Priceless Response To Idea Of FAU Playing Alabama

Lane Kiffin comments after Florida Atlantic fans chant

Florida Atlantic: This is the eighth time in Kiffin's last 14 collegiate seasons that he's been part of a conference championship, including Southeastern Conference crowns each of the previous three years at Alabama.

FAU head coach Lane Kiffin receives the C-USA Championship trophy after FAU wins against North Texas 41-17 on Saturday afternoon.

The Mean Green had been looking to exact a measure of revenge as the Owls thumped them 69-31 in Week 8.

It's FAU's second Conference USA title - the first coming in 2007 while a member of the Sun Belt.

The game was held at FAU Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

And, as has been the case throughout 2017, FAU's offense played a pivotal role in the success. He carried 26 times for 164 yards and three touchdowns.

For a little more than a half, they were wrong. The Mean Green are averaging 184.1 yards rushing and 285.6 yards passing so far this season.

FAU sophomore running back Devin Singletary (5) rushes toward a North Texas player to gain some yardage during the first quarter.

FAU led 27-0 at halftime and 34-0 in the middle of the third quarter before UNT mounted what turned out to be an incomplete mini-comeback.

Those 29 touchdowns, incidentally, re also tied for fifth-most in FBS history.

FAU senior wide receiver Kamrin Solomon (15) attempts to make a catch while North Texas junior defensive back Kemon Hall (16) closes in on him to make the tackle.



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