Florida Atlantic gives Lane Kiffin 10-year extension

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Florida Atlantic (10-2) meets Akron (7-6) in this year's game.

Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. ET on ESPN.

In his first year at FAU, Kiffin, 42, led the Owls to their first Conference USA title. The Owls and Zips have never met in football.

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Lane Kiffin, FAU agree on 10-year contract extension in hours leading up to Tuesday's Boca Raton Bowl against Akron.

The team went from 3-9 to 10-3 and became the champions of Conference USA when they defeated North Texas in the championship game.

As we progress further into the college football postseason, notable games and intriguing competitors will be featured more prominently.

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The only other team with a chance to claim that distinction would be UCF, if the Knights can beat Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on January 1.

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Florida Atlantic: Helping to create holes for Singletary are LT Reggie Bain, LG Roman Fernandez and C Antonyo Woods.

Even without Allen, Central Michigan will have its hands full considering the Cowboys only allowed one team (Oregon) to score more than 24 points against them this season. The 6-4, 235-pounder looks the part, and he quickly turned into exactly what the defense needed with a team-high 13 1/2 tackles for loss.

Each team started 1-3.

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.

In addition to Singletary, quarterback Jason Driskel, a returning starter who opened the season No. 3 on the depth chart, has been a key figure in FAU's closing rushing.

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