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Lane Kiffin ready for start of his first camp at FAU

Lane Kiffin went out and spoke to some colleagues earlier this week.

They weren't football coaches.

Kiffin's first training camp as coach at Florida Atlantic opens Thursday, and ordinarily at this time of year he'd be swamped by writing practice scripts and locked in meeting rooms getting ready to tweak his offense. At FAU, for his fourth stint as a head coach, Kiffin is back in more of a CEO capacity — one where he will incorporate some things he learned while watching Nick Saban work at Alabama over the last three years.

So that's why, when he was asked to go speak to CEOs at a networking event in South Florida this week, Kiffin felt perfectly comfortable in that...