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Lane Kiffin is 'humbled' to be the new football coach at Florida Atlantic

Lane Kiffin is 'humbled' to be the new football coach at Florida Atlantic

Florida Atlantic isn’t nearly as flashy as the previous jobs on Lane Kiffin’s coaching resume.

It isn’t USC or Tennessee. It isn’t the Oakland Raiders.

But on Tuesday morning, Kiffin expressed gratitude for being named the new head coach at the Boca Raton school, whose football program has seen mostly losing seasons over the past decade.

“I’m very honored and humbled for Florida Atlantic to give myself and our staff an opportunity to build a championship program here,” he said in a statement. “There’s no timeline for championships, but there is a commitment to go to work every day to get there.”

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