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An upset Charlie Partridge puts his hands on his hips in the Owls 31-27 loss to Ball State on Sept. 24. Mohammed F. Emran | Staff Photographer

Football: the case for firing head coach Charlie Partridge

October 20, 2016

It's never easy to admit when a big change is needed for anything in life, but sometimes it is what has to be done.

Head coach Charlie Partridge puts up owl fingers to fans after FAU's 20-14 overtime loss
at the University of Florida last season. Mohammed F. Emran | Staff Photographer

Football: the case for keeping head coach Charlie Partridge

October 20, 2016

Florida Atlantic football is off to a 1-6 start, causing a number of fans to call for the firing of head coach Charlie Partridge.

Devin Singletary ran for a career-high 252 yards against Rice. Ryan Lynch | Editor in Chief

Football: Missed opportunities doom FAU in sixth straight loss

October 15, 2016

In what started as a shootout against conference foe Marshall University, Florida Atlantic University's inability to capitalize on scoring opportunities turned the momentum and doomed the Owls in their sixth straight loss, 27-21.

Owls quarterback Daniel Parr (13) throws a pass before 49ers redshirt senior defensive end Brandon Banks (5) can tackle him. Mohammed F. Emran | Staff Photographer

Football Preview: Two struggling conference foes meet Saturday when FAU visits Marshall

October 12, 2016

Five losses in a row has Florida Atlantic University in a tough spot, however time still remains for the Owls (1-5, 0-2 Conference USA) to get their season back on track, although the window is small and closing quickly.

Junior wide receiver Kamrin Solomon catches a Hail Mary during the game's final seconds which would have given FAU the win. The play was overturned after a replay review. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Football: Florida Atlantic goes down to the wire against Charlotte, but falls short for fifth straight defeat

October 9, 2016

The Florida Atlantic University Owls looked for just their second win of the season and their first win in the conference against the Charlotte 49ers (2-4, 1-1). Originally scheduled for Saturday, the game was postponed to Sunday afternoon due to weather conditions surrounding South Florida throughout the weekend.

FIU players raise the Shula Bowl trophy without the FAU helmet attatched following the Golden Panthers 33-31 victory over the Owls. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Football: FAU loses to FIU for the the fourth time in the last six years

October 2, 2016

Florida Atlantic sophomore linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair intercepted FIU quarterback Alex McGough and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown early in the third quarter.

Redshirt junior Kalib Woods recorded 121 yards on nine catches in the Owls 38-10 loss at Miami on Sept. 10. Brendan Feeney | Sports Editor

Out of the Woods: FAU Football’s emerging receiver

September 28, 2016

A beam of light shines through the cracks of the dark clouds hovering over the 1-3 Florida Atlantic football team, and it shines directly on the team’s redshirt junior wide receiver.

Gallery: Football versus Ball State

Gallery: Football versus Ball State

September 25, 2016

Max Jackson | Staff Photographer Owls defensive tackle Shalom Ogbonda (90) wraps up Cardinals running back Darian Green (25) . Green gained 3 yards on...

Owls linebacker Nate Ozdemir (50) intercepts a pass intended for Hurricanes wide receiver Stacy Coley (3) at Miami's 48-yard line in FAU's loss on Sept. 10. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Football preview: Owls look to redeem themselves against Ball State

September 21, 2016

Following their opening day victory, the Florida Atlantic Owls lost to both the University of Miami and Kansas State University and find themselves with a 1-2 record.

Redshirt freshman Daniel Parr rolls out to his right while looking for an open receiver down the field during an August practice. Ryan Lynch | Editor in Chief

Revisiting the Owls’ eight-month long quarterback battle between Daniel Parr and Jason Driskel

September 19, 2016

Daniel Parr watched from the sidelines as Jason Driskel marched onto the field after starting quarterback Jaquez Johnson hobbled off in Florida Atlantic’s second game of 2015 against the University of Miami Hurricanes.

Young’s 69 total tackles last season was the third highest total overall on the team and second most to Azeez Al-Shaair among freshmen. Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer

Building A Bond

September 12, 2016

Practice had just ended. Players were sitting around the back of the Tom Oxley Athletic Center recovering. Some were doing interviews, while others were heading back to the locker room.

UM redshirt senior defensive back Rayshawn Jenkins (26) tries to tackle FAU redshirt junior wide receiver Kalib Woods (4). Brandon Harrington | Staff Photographer

Football: Owls fail to capitalize on chances, Miami pulls away in second half

September 10, 2016

Despite hanging around with the University of Miami in the first half, Florida Atlantic was not able to keep up in the second and dropped its first game of the season 38-10.