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Saturday college sports action features high stakes matchups

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Plenty of Florida college sports is on tap throughout the Memorial Day weekend. Many of the games come with high stakes. The Florida Gators will play in the SEC semi-finals on Saturday against Arkansas. The top-seeded Gators will face the fourth-seeded Razorbacks in the second game of the day in Hoover, Ala. Second seed LSU meets 11th-seeded South Carolina in the first game at 1:00 p.m. Florida reached the semi-finals after an incredible rally against Mississippi State. The Gators trailed…

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FAU pulls out a dramatic victory over Texas-El Paso

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All that stood between the Florida Atlantic Owls and their second straight victory on Saturday night was 96 yards and a clock that said only 2:46 remained in the game. No problem. Quarterback Jason Driskel took his team down the field to come away with a thrilling 35-31 win over the Texas-El Paso Miners in Boca Raton. Driskel’s seven-yard toss to Nate Terry, who made a spectacular one-handed catch, gave FAU the go-ahead score with only 25 seconds left to…

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FAU breaks long losing streak; defeats Rice 42-25

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Going into Saturday’s Conference USA game between Rice and Florida Atlantic, one thing was certain. The Owls were going to win this game and earn the first conference win of the season. As it turned out the Florida Atlantic Owls beat the Rice Owls 42-25 on Saturday in Houston, Texas to get that first conference win. FAU put on a rare offensive show. After spotting Rice an early 7-0 lead, FAU went into the halftime locker room with a 21-14…

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FAU humbled by Western Kentucky 52-3

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The Florida Atlantic Owls had a week off to get ready for Western Kentucky. In the end, the Hilltoppers were more than ready as they thumped FAU 52-3 in Boca Raton. It did not take long for Western Kentucky to take charge in this game. Quarterback Mike White passed for more than 200 yards and three touchdowns in the first half as they took a 24-3 lead at halftime. White finished with 307 yards and three touchdowns. The Hilltoppers had…

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Kansas State throttles FAU 63-7

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Give Florida Atlantic some credit. They do not shy away from playing difficult opponents on the road. One week after taking a 38-10 beating at Miami, the Owls were in Manhattan, Kan. on Saturday to face the Kansas State Wildcats. The Wildcats had their way with FAU as they rolled to a 63-7 victory. Kansas State played well, but had plenty of help from the Owls. Three turnovers deep in their own territory set up three easy, one-play touchdowns and…

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Miami pounds out 38-10 victory over Florida Atlantic

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The Miami Hurricanes are 2-0 on the young season, but still await their first true test. Miami followed last week’s 70-3 romp over Florida A&M with a 38-10 win over the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday. The Hurricanes set a school record with their 108 points in the first two games. Saturday’s game was different from the FAMU game. In that one, junior quarterback Brad Kaaya threw for four touchdowns and had a 203 quarterback rating. Against the Owls, Kaaya…

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Trouble in Buckeye land; Is LSU about to call Jimbo Fisher?

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This week’s college football games jumbled the national playoff picture. Shocking defeats and bitter reactions are making headlines. The numbers tell the story. Here are just a few that are helping make headlines. 508 – Yards passing by Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott in the Bulldogs’ 51-50 win at Arkansas. He also connected for 2 touchdowns giving him 23 for the year with just 3 interceptions. 250 – Yards rushing by Maryland’s Brandon Ross against Indiana on Saturday. The total was…

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