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Football: Spotlighting current NFL and former FAU football players

Football: Spotlighting current NFL and former FAU football players

May 24, 2018

Former Owls are hoping to secure NFL roster spots starting this week.

Football: Former FAU cornerback Cre’Von Leblanc to seniors at pro day: “Think like you belong”

Football: Former FAU cornerback Cre’Von Leblanc to seniors at pro day: “Think like you belong”

March 30, 2017

Former Florida Atlantic cornerback and current Chicago Bear Cre’Von LeBlanc went through the process of trying to get to the NFL a year ago, and he knew exactly what could be going through the minds of dozens of former Owls looking to impress the pro scouts in attendance.

Building A Bond

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.

Football: Six former Owls earn spots on official NFL roster

Football: Six former Owls earn spots on official NFL roster

September 6, 2016

As NFL teams have trimmed their rosters down to 53 players as of Saturday, several former Florida Atlantic Owls have made an official roster, some have been waived and others have made brief stints in the league since their departure from the school.

Football Preview: Owls look to start season on the right foot versus Southern Illinois

Football Preview: Owls look to start season on the right foot versus Southern Illinois

August 31, 2016

With two seasons under head coach Charlie Partridge’s belt, and consecutive 3-9 records, the Florida Atlantic football team gears up for what it hopes is a turnaround season, which begins Saturday versus Southern Illinois.

Football: Five FAU players sign NFL contracts

Football: Five FAU players sign NFL contracts

May 2, 2016

As the last pick in the 2016 NFL Draft was announced on Saturday night, none of the Florida Atlantic players heard their names called, but soon after five players received the phone call they were waiting for.

Football: FAU hosts pro day for outgoing seniors

Football: FAU hosts pro day for outgoing seniors

March 31, 2016

Now that their collegiate football careers have come to an end, Florida Atlantic’s outgoing seniors had a chance to impress scouts in order to continue their football careers.

FAU Football Recruit Recap: Korel Smith

FAU Football Recruit Recap: Korel Smith

February 10, 2016

Defensive back Korel Smith has been tied to Florida Atlantic since before he was ever recruited. His two older sisters, Shavonne Adams and KaJanee’ Smith, attended Florida Atlantic. Adams graduated in 2013 as an art major, while Smith is currently a junior majoring in psychology. “[I was] familiar with the campus and I always had [FAU] as my No. 1 choice since 10th grade,” said Smith. “When my first sister went to FAU, she wanted me to go to the [football] game. Ever since then, I been coming to the FAU games.” In his sophomore year of high school, Smith recollects a class assignment where he had to state what colleges he wanted to attend. FAU topped his list.

What you Missed Over Winter Break in FAU Sports

What you Missed Over Winter Break in FAU Sports

February 2, 2016

Florida Atlantic University took off for a month over winter break, but sports seasons never really end. Here is what you missed over the break and what to expect this upcoming semester from the Owls.

Best of Sports

Best of Sports

December 11, 2015

The Flyest Owl: Jaquez Johnson The quarterback may be suave on the field, but it’s his sideline style that has earned him the ...

Opinion: Light at the end of the tunnel

Opinion: Light at the end of the tunnel

December 5, 2015

It’s hard to pick a single word to describe football’s season. Disappointing? To most, yes. Promising? At times. Stagnant? Mostly in the second half of games, but not in full. Second year head coach Charlie Partridge surely wouldn’t be able to tell you the full story as to what happened, but he does have one message you might want to follow. “We’re building a program here.” In five simple words after his team’s 20-14 overtime loss to the then No. 8 ranked Florida Gators on Nov. 21, Partridge laid out his long-term vision for the future of the Owls.

11th Hour: Week of 11/16

11th Hour: Week of 11/16

November 16, 2015

Scores from this week: Football (2-8, 2-5 C-USA): Saturday, Nov. 14 vs. Middle Tennessee (L, 24-17) Game recap here Men’s Bas...