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.
Florida Atlantic has withdrawn from its stadium naming-rights deal with for-profit prison operators Geo Group. This is a historic moment: we've finally found an industry too shady even for college sports.
On Tuesday we told you that Florida Atlantic had reached a 12-year, $6 million naming rights deal for its new stadium. The lucky winning bidder was Geo Group, one of the country's largest operators of for-profit prisons, and the target of numerous lawsuits and allegations claiming prisoner abuse.
For about 59 minutes and 56 seconds it appeared that MTSU's blackout was going to be as successful as Georgia's. Then, in final four seconds, MTSU's Joe Craddock lifted a pass and the blackout took over. That's the only explanation for what Florida Atlantic's defensive backs were doing on the final play of the…