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Florida Atlantic manager Lane Kiffin was fined $5,000 on Sunday for tweeting a meme directed toward Conference USA referees after a team’s five-point detriment to Marshall.
Kiffin tweeted a print depicting blind referees. He tagged a Conference USA central Twitter account.
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“I only mislaid $5,000 for a tweet,” Kiffin told ESPN. “We have leisure of speech, though we theory around here there’s no such thing as leisure to tweet. Maybe LeBron James will come out and criticism about it tomorrow.”
Kiffin combined that he spoke with discussion officials, and he pronounced officials concluded there were “inconsistencies” with a officiating and they were going to investigate.
Florida Atlantic was penalized 9 times for 90 yards in a 36-31 loss.
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“I already done a preference I’m not going to get into officiating,” Kiffin primarily pronounced after a game. “I don’t know if we remove income in this discussion — we substantially do — and we don’t have a lot anymore. I’m not going to remove any. I’m about to contend what we wish to say, though I’m not going to. The partner AD is behind there jolt his conduct like, ‘Hey, don’t contend what we wish to say.’ I’m not gonna contend anything.”
Kiffin after added: “The diversion might’ve taken 5 hours given each call took 10 mins to figure out how to explain it. we can’t get fined for that.”
Kiffin, a former USC and Oakland Raiders conduct coach, has been with a Owls given 2017. In his initial season, Florida Atlantic went 11-3 and won a Boca Raton Bowl.
On Monday, Kiffin jokingly asked President Trump for help.
However, a final dual seasons have been unkind. Florida Atlantic went 5-7 in 2018. The Owls are 4-3 by 7 games this season.
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Before a detriment to Marshall, Florida Atlantic was on a four-game winning streak. The group is on a highway opposite Old Dominion this entrance Saturday.