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[Max Jackson | Photo Editor]

FAU students took three buses leaving the Boca campus on the evening of Friday, Sept. 5. Pictured are bus riders reading the University Press’ Football Special Issue.

[Tim Murphy | Contributing Photographer]

The Owls make their way onto the field.

[Tim Murphy | Contributing Photographer]

Tensions ran high between the two teams before the snap.

[Tim Murphy | Contributing Photographer]

Owls receiver Lucky Whitehead slips while trying to outrun Alabama defenders.

[Tim Murphy | Contributing Photographer]

Cre’von LeBlanc pauses for a moment to take in the scene at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

[Tim Murphy | Contributing Photographer]

Andre Kirk, number 45 sacks Alabama quarterback Jake Coker.

[Tim Murphy | Contributing Photographer]

The Owl defense tried to stop Alabama to no avail.

[Max Jackson | Photo Editor]

In the second game of his head coaching career, Charlie Partridge looks defeated after another Alabama first down.

[Max Jackson | Photo Editor]

Quarterback Greg Hankerson hands the ball off to running back Jay Warren. Warren rushed for a total of 56 yards against the Crimson Tide.

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Andrae Kirk left the game due to cramps early in the fourth quarter just before lightning resulted in suspended play.

[Max Jackson | Photo Editor]

Receiver Lucky Whitehead runs past Alabama defenders in the fourth quarter. Whitehead amassed 42 yards receiving, and he also rushed for nine yards.

[Max Jackson | Photo Editor]

The FAU vs. Crimson Tide game on Saturday, Sept. 6 ended after lightning suspended play. Both athletic departments decided it was safer to end the game then, with 7:53 left on the game clock and Alabama leading 41-0.

[Kiki Baxter | Managing Editor]

Students and family members in the FAU section throw up Owl fingers in support of the team.

[Kiki Baxter | Managing Editor]

FAU students and fans occupied a small area of the Bryant- Denny Stadium at Alabama’s first home game of the season on Sept. 6.

[Kiki Baxter | Managing Editor]

FAU fans chanted “one million dollars” from the stands during the away game versus Alabama on Sept. 6.

[Kiki Baxter | Managing Editor]

Owsley playfully poses with an Alabama fan during the game.

[Kiki Baxter | Managing Editor]

The FAU cheer squad holds a stunt for the Owl section during the game.

[Kiki Baxter | Managing Editor]

Reggie Brown left the field in a stretcher after tearing his ACL.

[Kiki Baxter | Managing Editor]

Owl fans anxiously watching the game.

[Kiki Baxter | Managing Editor]

A snoozing little owl rests on her mom’s shoulder.

[Kiki Baxter | Managing Editor]

Owl fans anxiously watching the game.

[Kiki Baxter | Managing Editor]

From 90 degree heat to rain and lightning, FAU students braved the volatile weather, cheering on the Owls until the game was called in the fourth quarter.

[Sabrina Martinez | Assistant Creative Director]

Running back Jay Warren beats Alabama’s defensive line for a first down.

[Sabrina Martinez | Assistant Creative Director]

Running back Kenyan Drake attempts to get an Alabama touchdown but is tackled by #50 Nate Ozdemir and pushed out of bounds by #78 Derek Butcher.

[Sabrina Martinez | Assistant Creative Director]

FAU fans celebrate a first down.

[Sabrina Martinez | Assistant Creative Director]

FAU’s defense stops Alabama at the seven yard line.

[Sabrina Martinez | Assistant Creative Director]

Lucky Whitehead is taken down by Landon Collins.

[Sabrina Martinez | Assistant Creative Director]

Running back Jay Warren powers through Laurence “Hootie” Jones’ tackle.