Wednesday, October 30, 2013

(UPDATED) FAU head coach Carl Pelini resigns after attending drug-related social event, reportedly admitted to drug use.

Carl Pelini has resigned as head football coach of Florida Atlantic. His defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis has also resigned. ESPN's Brett McMurphy is reporting on Twitter that the resignation comes after Pelini and Rekstis attended " a recent social event where marijuana was used."

FAU was 2-6 this season, and 1-4 in conference USA. Carl Pelini is the brother of Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini, and served as his DC.

UPDATE: South Florida Sun Sentinel reporter Dieter Kurtenback is reporting that Pelini and Rektis have admitted to drug use.

(via ESPN)

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