Carl Pelini applies for Des Moines high school football job

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Carl Pelini applied for a high school football job in Des Moines, according to a report from the Des Moines Register. 

Pelini, a former Nebraska defensive coordinator and brother of former Husker football coach Bo Pelini, applied for the head coaching job at Des Moines Lincoln high school. 

Pelini previously coached at Florida Atlantic from 2011-2013. He was fired in October 2013 after FloriAtlantic’sics athletic director maintained information of an alleged incident in which Pelini took marijuana and cocaine.  Pelini denied use of any drugs in an interview with Sports Illustrated in March of 2014. 

Des Moines Lincoln’s activities director told the Register that the school is not considering Pelini.