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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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