Lane Kiffin's father reportedly will join his FAU coaching staff

Monte Kiffin reportedly will join son Lane Kiffin's coaching staff at Florida Atlantic University.

The 77-year-old Monte Kiffin has previously worked with his son at the NCAA level at Southern California and Tennessee.


A source told Sporting News that defensive guru Monte Kiffin is expected to assist his son in some capacity as Lane Kiffin enters his first season as Owls head coach.

Exactly what role Monte Kiffin will have and whether it will be a paid or even official position wasn't immediately known.

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Monte Kiffin has been working with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

At FAU, Monte Kiffin would be joining a staff that also includes another son, Chris, as defensive coordinator.