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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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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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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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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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