Lane Kiffin passes blame after questionable coaching decision causes outrage Rob Foldy/Getty Images
BOCA RATON, FL - DECEMBER 02: Head coach Lane Kiffin of the Florida Atlantic Owls pumps his fist during the Conference USA Championship game against the North Texas Mean Green at FAU Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Boca Raton, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Lane Kiffin, hours after reportedly agreeing on a new 10-year deal with FAU, showed out in the Boca Raton Bowl against Akron, with a 50-3 blowout.

Some, however, took offense to Kiffin’s decision to go for a two-point conversion up 34-3.

The disrespect didn’t stop, as Kiffin and Co. ran up the score, leaving no doubt in a signature bowl game win.

After the contest, Kiffin admitted it wasn’t by chance his team ran up the score — it was by design:

With a new contract in place, it may not be out of the norm for Kiffin to make statements by way of beating down opponents.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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