If Lane Kiffin has the chance to drop 50 points on your team, he's going to drop 50 points on your team.
Akron learned that lesson the hard way in tonight's Boca Raton Bowl. Even late in the fourth quarter, up 47 points, Lane Kiffin was throwing the ball.
After a relatively slow start, the Conference USA champions ripped off 43 unanswered points to finish the game, including five fourth-down conversions and a two-point conversion while the Owls were up by over 30 points.
Even with the huge win, Kiffin did his best Nick Saban, and tried not to look satisfied. After the game, FAU players dumped Powerade on the head coach, and he responded by whipping his play sheet at someone.
The Owls play an exciting brand of football and pour on the points whenever they can. Not everyone appreciated Kiffin running things up in win No. 11, though.
Perhaps the best example of Kiffin running it up: he had quarterback Jeff Driskel throwing passes with five seconds left in regulation.
Akron head coach Terry Bowden didn't seem too bothered by how the game was handled.
FAU students were happy with the performance, chanting "10 more years" after the game.
They were referring to the 10-year extension that Kiffin just inked to stay at FAU, and he might stick around for a bit until a huge job opens, but he coached like someone with something to prove with the ESPN spotlight on his program tonight. Kiffin is going to resurface at a Power Five school in a few years, and personally, I cannot wait.