Following the first 10-win season in FAU football history, Lane Kiffin has been rewarded with a long-term deal.
On Tuesday afternoon, the university confirmed it had reached a ten-year contract extension with Kiffin, who accepted the job earlier this year before leading the Owls to a a 10-3 record, Conference USA Championship and appearance in the Boca Raton Bowl.
Thanks to the ten-win season, Kiffin is already the second-winningest head coach in FAU history behind Howard Schnellenberger (58).
With his new contract, questions are swirling about how much the Owls head coach is worth and we have the answers.
Lane Kiffin Bio
Birthday: May 9, 1975
Current Team: Florida Atlantic Owls
Previous Teams Coached: Fresno State (assistant), Colorado State (GA), Jacksonville Jaguars (OQC), USC (TE, WR, PGC/OC), Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Volunteers, USC, Alabama (OC/QB)
Kiffin is the son of legendary defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, the father of the “Tampa Cover 2” defense. Monte Kiffin currently serves as a defensive assistant on his son’s staff.
Lane Kiffin Net Worth 2018
Kiffin began his career as a quarterback for the Fresno State Bulldogs. He then served as a graduate assistant at Colorado State. He then made the move to the NFL, where he served as the offensive quality control coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Kiffin then began his lengthy stint at USC where he spent time coaching tight ends and wide receivers, before becoming the offensive coordinator and passing game coordinator. Kiffin used his time at USC to earn a job at head coach of the Oakland Raiders, before returning to the college game for stints at Tennessee and USC. He spent the previous two seasons as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Alabama, before accepting the FAU head coaching job.
The 42-year-old coach has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.