Jaquez Johnson threw three touchdown passes to lead Florida Atlantic over Florida International 21-6 on Friday.
Johnson finished 10-for-19 for 218 yards and the Owls (6-6, 4-4 Conference USA) won the 12th Annual Shula Bowl trophy, named after former NFL head coach Don Shula.
Florida Atlantic's six wins makes it eligible for a possible bowl game.
Jake Medlock was 7-for-21 for...
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11 days ago
Southern Miss’ game versus the Florida Atlantic Owls chance to end their notorious nation leading losing streak but like they have done in 21 games before. The Owls entered the game with one convincing win over Tulane under interim head coach Brian Wright. Wright and the Owls improved to 2-0 in as many weeks with a 41-7 win against the Golden Eagles.
FAU kept their bowl hopes alive...
Jaquez Johnson and Jay Warren both rushed for more than 100 yards as Florida Atlantic piled up 333 yards on the ground Saturday morning to roll over Southern Miss 41-7 at Roberts Stadium.
Johnson, the Owls' dual-threat quarterback, rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns, while Warren tacked on 105 yards on 18 carries. Damian Fortner added 94 yards and two touchdowns on just...
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25 days ago
Jackson Trapp had a career-high 23 points to lead Florida Atlantic to a dominating 86-51 win over Ave Maria Friday.
Trapp, who had 18 points in the first half, was five of 12 on 3-point shots, totaling nine for 20 shots from the field. Pablo Bertone, who contributed 16 points, hit three of six from 3-point range.
The Owls started fast as Bertone nailed his first 3-point attempt...
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November 08, 2013
Florida Atlantic capped an unusual week by beating Tulane 34-17 on Saturday, three days since coach Carl Pelini resigned after admitting to school officials he used illegal drugs.
Defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis also resigned on Wednesday after admitting drug use. Offensive coordinator Brian Wright was promoted to interim coach.
FAU (3-6, 3-4 Conference USA) took control early...
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November 02, 2013
The head coach for the Florida Atlantic Owls has been fired for what the school’s athletic director deemed “illegal drug use.”
FAU coach Carl Pelini and defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis resigned after admitting illegal drug use at a social event according to FAU athletic director Pat Chun.
FAU AD Pat Chun said he was ready to fire with cause. Pelini and Rekstis accepted...
Florida Atlantic linebacker Freedom Whitfield has been taken to a hospital after he was injured in a collision.
Whitfield led with his helmet on a big hit against No. 11 Auburn punt returner Chris Davis in the first quarter on Saturday night. Whitfield's helmet appeared to hit Davis high on his chest. Part of Whitfield's helmet may have hit the lower facemask of Davis.
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October 26, 2013
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Florida Atlantic linebacker Freedom Whitfield has been taken to a hospital after he was injured in a collision.
Whitfield led with his helmet on a big hit against No. 11 Auburn punt returner Chris Davis in the first quarter on Saturday night. Whitfield's helmet appeared to hit Davis high on his chest. Part of Whitfield's helmet may have hit the lower...
The Florida Atlantic Owls will travel on Saturday to take on the No. 11 ranked Auburn Tigers.
Entering Saturday’s game FAU is 2-5 while Auburn is 6-1 and has worked its way from unranked on most polls to No. 11 in the BCS in a matter of weeks.
Coverage of the game between Auburn and Florida Atlantic will take place on GameDay beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Jordan...
Add East Carolina on the list of schools that are debuting black uniforms. The Pirates will take on the Florida Atlantic Owls in the Conference USA opener at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Thursday night, and the school announced that fans need to “paint the game black.”
Of course, that meant that the Pirates would be wearing new black uniforms. Check out the players’ reactions...
Florida Atlantic University has had a football team for 12 years, and they finally decided to make a switch and get rid of the white helmets. I love the wings on the sides of the jerseys, which seem to be a staple for Adidas schools that have a bird as their mascot (Florida Atlantic Owls). The striping on the helmet looks great and I like the logo on the helmet with the number...
Florida Atlantic officially moved from the Sun Belt to Conference USA on Monday. But that isn't the only change in store.
The Owls are getting a new look to their helmets, dropping the white background for the school's dark blue. And the old helmet sticker that had the letters "FAU" outlined in blue and red has been replaced by a blue owl surrounded by a while oval...
Have you ever wondered what it is like to play quarterback in college football? We may not ever get a chance to see a true first-person point of view any time too soon in a real game, but Florida Atlantic gave us a new view during their spring game recently.
Florida Atlantic placed a Go-Pro camera on top of quarterback Melvin German III's helmet for the recent spring game...
Florida Atlantic OWLS played this video on Friday night at their season opener, and there are some interesting things to notice.
1. Owls originate from the ocean … I did not know this
2. They practice on the beach … solid calf workout right there
3. Catching footballs while diving into water may date back to the beginning of time … done
4. FAU may want to consider a mascot...
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Coach Heath and the Bulls received good news when forward Kore White committed to playing for the Bulls in 2012. The 6-foot-8, 245-pound power forward played last season at Florida Atlantic and will come in as a graduate transfer and be eligible to play in 2012.