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 Record-setting Johnson paces Herd

By Doug Smock HUNTINGTON -- Devon Johnson didn't need to stiff-arm many defenders in Marshall's 35-16 win Saturday over Florida Atlantic. Not with the three gaping holes he found.Johnson romped for three long touchdowns as 22nd-ranked Marshall shook off Florida FAU before 27,236 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. In the process, he set the single-game rushing record with 272...
Via Charleston Daily Mail - Marshall
October 25, 2014

FAU's Whitehead both Lucky and good

By Doug Smock HUNTINGTON - His name is Lucky, but there was no luck involved in his 61-yard, game-winning touchdown reception last week.Lucky Whitehead, the speedy Florida Atlantic receiver, didn't jet past a cornerback to catch a bomb in his team's 45-38 win over Western Kentucky. Rather, he scored on a screen pass with 1:23 left.The play awed at least two coaches...
Via Charleston Daily Mail - Marshall
October 21, 2014

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...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaquez Johnson throws late TD to push FAU over UTSA

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Jaquez Johnson threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Nate Terry with 20 seconds left, lifting Florida Atlantic past UTSA 41-37 in the Conference USA opener for both teams on Saturday night. Trailing 37-27, the Owls (2-3, 1-0) stormed back as Johnson connected with Lucky Whitehead for a 21-yard touchdown with 4:10 remaining. FAU forced a punt, and Johnson engineered...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson rallies Florida Atlantic past UTSA 41-37

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Jaquez Johnson threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Nate Terry with 20 seconds left, lifting Florida Atlantic past UTSA 41-37 in the Conference USA opener for both teams on Saturday night. Trailing 37-27, the Owls (2-3, 1-0) stormed back as Johnson connected with Lucky Whitehead for a 21-yard touchdown with 4:10 remaining. FAU forced a punt, and Johnson engineered...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaquez Johnson throws late TD to push FAU over UTSA

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Jaquez Johnson threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Nate Terry with 20 seconds left, lifting Florida Atlantic past UTSA 41-37 in the Conference USA opener for both teams on Saturday night. Trailing 37-27, the Owls (2-3, 1-0) stormed back as Johnson connected with Lucky Whitehead for a 21-yard touchdown with 4:10 remaining. FAU forced a punt, and Johnson engineered...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic opener at Neb special to Bryant

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Brandin Bryant grew up hearing about the football exploits of his grandfather at Nebraska, and he dreamed of the day that he, too, would play at Memorial Stadium. His time comes Saturday, except he'll be wearing the blue and red of Florida Atlantic instead of the Cornhuskers' scarlet and cream. Bryant will begin his second season as a starting defensive...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 95 Florida Atlantic Owls season preview

It’s a new era for the Florida Atlantic Owls with Charlie Partridge taking over as a first time head coach. FAU hasn’t had a winning season since 2008 and it has to remake its image after last year’s scandal with former coach Carl Pelini, so Partridge could have his work cut out for him in 2014. The Owls will bring back quarterback Jaquez Johnson, who was the focal point...
Via College Football Universe
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

College football returning starters 2014

Here is a list of returning starters for all 128 FBS teams including schools in transition plus the Charlotte 49ers, who will begin transition to the FBS in 2015 and Conference USA in 2016. California and UTSA tied for the most returning starters in the FBS for 2014 with 22 each. Florida Atlantic has the least number of returning starters with nine. Each team includes starters on...
Via College Football Universe
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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