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FAU’s 77-56 loss to Middle Tennessee leaves many questions

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Florida Atlantic’s long season came to an end on Saturday in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Saturday in the most inglorious of fashions. The Owls surrendered 77 points to the Blue Raiders in a 77-56 stinker. FAU surrendered 495 rushing yards on the day. I’Tavius Mathers and Richie James both rushed for more than 200 yards and each scored three touchdowns. James also had 120 receiving yards and a touchdown. If there is a bright spot, it was the running of freshman…

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Late touchdown spells doom for Florida Atlantic

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Florida Atlantic was only 10 yards away from coming away with a nice road win, but it was not to be. The Owls fell to the Marshall Thundering Herd 27-21 on Saturday night in Huntington, West Va. FAU held the lead early at 7-0 and after some back-and-forth, held the lead late.  With only 1:53 remaining, Marshall’s Keion Davis scored from one yard out to erase a 21-19 deficit. The Owls had sufficient time to snatch the lead back. Taking…

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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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