Former Florida Atlantic head coach Carl Pelini had remained silent since abruptly resigning last week, which we soon learned was for alleged use of cocaine and marijuana. We've obtained a statement from Pelini addressed to the university president, president of the board of trustees, and general counsel, retracting…
According to documents obtained by SBNation and the Associated Press, Carl Pelini resigned as FAU coach after two witnesses reported seeing him use drugs. One of them also added that he saw Pelini use cocaine. That witness? According to the Sun Sentinel, it was FAU's D-line and special teams coach Matt Edwards.
Update, 4:15 p.m.: FAU head coach Carl Pelini's resignation after one-and-a-half seasons was due to his use of "illegal drugs," confirmed AD Patrick Chun.
When you're one of the worst teams in major college football, you need all the breaks to go your way and to call a perfect game. FAU lost by several touchdowns to the University of Miami tonight, and the way they ended the game might suggest why they struggled so much.
Carl Pelini, Nebraska's defensive coordinator, has denied that he shoved a credentialed reporter on the field after a 9-6 loss to Texas A&M on Saturday. His younger brother, head coach Bo, apologized today for his own outbursts during the game.
Texas A&M beat Nebraska 9-6 yesterday. Excitement. At least for Aggies fans, who stormed the field. And for an Aggie photographer, who claims Cornhusker D coordinator and the head coach's littler big bro Carl Pelini got all grabby, pushy, breaky with him.