FAU Assistant Snitched On Carl Pelini, Says He Used Marijuana & Cocaine

NCAA Football: Middle Tennessee at Florida Atlantic

Well we now know why Carl Pelini and and a defensive assistant were forced to resign.

CBSSports.com is revealing the reason Florida Atlantic coach Carl Pelini and defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis both resigned their positions over what the school called “illegal drug use.

Now according to published court documents given to WPTV, a special teams coach alleges that he witnessed Pelini smoking marijuana in Key West on Oct. 19.

That same assistant coach also claims to have seen Pelini and Rekstis use marijuana and cocaine within the last year.

Florida Atlantic defensive line and special teams coach Matt Edwards signed the affidavits, along with Allison Stewart, who is described as a person close to the FAU program.

Pelini was in the middle of his second season at Florida Atlantic, and had a record of 5-15.

He’s a head coach, role model and parent himself, needs to make better choices.