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Jaquez Johnson hits Lucky Whitehead to lift FAU past Western Kentucky

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Jaquez Johnson connected with Lucky Whitehead on a 61-yard pass play with 1:23 left and Florida Atlantic rallied for a 45-38 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday. The Owls (3-4, 2-1 Conference USA) trailed 38-28 entering the fourth quarter but Greg Joseph kicked a field goal after missing two previous tries and Greg Howell scored his first touchdown...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Florida Atlantic Owls: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images The Alabama Crimson Tide will host the Florida Atlantic Owls this weekend. Florida Atlantic had its doors blown off with a 55-7 loss to No. 22 Nebraska to start the season. It is hard to imagine a worse fate this Saturday when No. 2 ranked Alabama host the Owls. Regardless the Crimson Tide will be out to make a statement in this one. Coverage of the game between Alabama...
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DePaul vs. Florida Atlantic Game Preview

DePaul takes on the Florida Atlantic Owls in a non-conference game at Allstate Arena on Thursday night. We preview the game in this report.
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic bests Florida International 21-6

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic runs over Southern Miss 41-7

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic dominates Ave Maria 86-51

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

FAU head coach and defensive coordinator resigned over illegal drug use

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...
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic's Whitfield taken to hospital

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. ...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

FAU LB Freedom Whitfield taken to hospital after collision

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: East Carolina Players React To New Black Uniforms For Florida Atlantic Game

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...
Via College Spun
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic unveils new football uniforms

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...
Via Diehardsport
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic unveils new helmet, logo

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic QB wears helmet cam for spring game

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...
Via Crystal Ball Run
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Tide Settles For 40-7 Win Over Owls

Florida Atlantic does not go down in history as another shutout victim of the Alabama defense. The Owls got a touchdown with 2:49 to play at Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday, the first score against the Crimson Tide since the opening game. But it was, as they say, too little, too late, so if not a shut-out victim, FAU at least was a victim.
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

FAU football players may be Aquamen

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...
Via College Football Section
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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