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Sport Kiffin reprimanded, fined for tweet blasting Conference USA officials

00:45  21 october  2019
00:45  21 october  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Story Highlights The Pac-12 fined and reprimanded USC for the incident, another blemish on coach Lane Kiffin 's Kiffin has a track record of missteps that began with a turbulent single season at Tennessee "As a conference ," the league statement continued, "our paramount goal is to provide a safe

Florida Atlantic University’s head football coach Lane Kiffin is known for letting his feelings fly. Now he’s been fined for it following a tweet tagging Conference USA’s Twitter account with a shot at their officials.

Lane Kiffin standing in front of a crowd © Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

After a tough 36-31 loss to Marshall, Kiffin posted a meme of blind referees and tweeted it directly to “@ConferenceUSA” on Saturday night. Conference officials didn’t take too kindly to the attack, fining Kiffin $5,000 and reprimanding him for violating the league’s sportsmanship policy.

Florida Atlantic knew what it was getting when it hired Kiffin. While the program is sitting at 4-3 and is just two wins shy of becoming eligible for a bowl game, Kiffin also makes his own off-field distractions.

Something tells us a $5,000 fine won’t stop Kiffin’s social media use and trolling.

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