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Howard Schnellenberger is Florida Atlantic football and that’s one thing that will never change. The legendary coach, who has coached 27 seasons in college as well as served as offensive coordinator for the undefeated ’72 Miami Dolphins, needs no introduction. The man behind the evolution of FAU football, which saw the culmination of an on-campus […]
In the 10-year history of the Shula Bowl, Florida Atlantic has dominated Florida International eight of the nine previous meetings. FIU’s lone Shula Bowl win was a 52-6 rout in 2005 that was later vacated by the NCAA. So heading into Shula Bowl X, even despite their 0-8 standing, the Owls had every reason to […]
If there were ever a thing as an encouraging loss then Florida Atlantic (0-3) had one Saturday night, falling 30-14 to the defending National Champion Auburn Tigers (3-1). It was a game of firsts–positive firsts–for an Owls team that has taken a beating both physically and mentally in their first two contests against powerhouses Florida […]
The Florida Atlantic University men’s basketball team pulled off an impressive upset of SEC powerhouse Mississippi State University in a 61-59 win on Tuesday night in Starkville, Miss. The win was the first in nine tries for the Owls (4-4) against an SEC opponent. They had lost at Florida by 13 points a week […]
When Rusty Smith was quarterbacking the Florida Atlantic Owls in 2009 he probably never imagined that one year later he would be playing in an NFL game. Smith became the first Florida Atlantic player to be drafted in the NFL; by the Tennessee Titans back in April. But that all changed on Sunday when Vince […]
BY ALYSSA BARBIERI As the University of Alabama-Birmingham lined up for the game-winning 28-yard field goal with just over 5 seconds left on the clock, all hope seemed lost for Florida Atlantic University. After running back Alfred Morris ran in for a 38-yard touchdown with just over two minutes remaining in the game, victory seemed […]
BY ALYSSA BARBIERI Florida Atlantic University’s football squad wants revenge. They want it real bad. The Owls kick off the 2010 season against the University of Alabama-Birmingham tonight at Legion Field, in Birmingham, and there is something personal at stake for FAU’s players. They certainly haven’t forgotten the humiliating 56-29 loss to the Blazers last […]