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FAU’s defensive line prepares for a Navy offensive play during the third quarter of their game last Friday. Navy won 42-19. Alexander Rodriguez | Photo Editor

Football: Players react to hurricane Irma

September 15, 2017

FAU football played against the Wisconsin Badgers last Saturday, but they’ve been trapped there since this past Wednesday thanks to the hurricane.

The FAU Cheer team poses with their national championship rings and trophy during halftime of an Owls basketball game in early December. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

FAU sports: top moments of 2016

December 31, 2016

As 2016 winds down to a close, it has been an up and down year for FAU sports. The Owls had teams vary from national champions to the worst in Conference USA and everything in between.

Florida Atlantic sophomore safety Jalen Young (18) tackles ODU wide receiver Zach Pascal (6) at the 30-yard line. Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer

Football preview: FAU playing for pride at Middle Tennessee

November 23, 2016

It is safe to say that this season has not went the way Florida Atlantic football hoped for in the summer. After a 42-24 loss to the Old Dominion Monarchs last Saturday, the Owls now hold a record of 3-8 with one game left.

Freshman running back Devin Singletary scored two touchdowns in the Owls 42-24 loss to Old Dominion on Saturday night. Alexis Hayward | Staff Photographer

Football: FAU drops last home game of season after second-half collapse

November 19, 2016

Florida Atlantic football carried an eight-point lead into halftime, but a strong Old Dominion third quarter ultimately proved too much as the Owls lost their last home game of the season 42-24 on Saturday night.

Hilltoppers redshirt senior defensive back Branden Leston (31) tips a dropped pass intended for Owls junior wide receiver Nate Terry (80). Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Football: Western Kentucky hands FAU its worst home loss in program history

October 29, 2016

Florida Atlantic's offense was never able to get going, the defense was unable to make stops, and that resulted in the Owls seventh straight loss of the year, 52-3 to Western Kentucky.

Redshirt sophomore quarterback Jason Driskel was named the starting quarterback for this season on Aug. 23. Brandon Harrington | Staff Photographer

Football: Midseason Report Card

October 27, 2016

With a team fresh off consecutive three-win seasons during Charlie Partridge’s first two years as head coach, many believed 2016 would...

Redshirt junior Kailb Woods leads the team in receptions and receiving yards. Mohammed F. Emran | Staff Photographer

Football preview: conference’s worst meets best as FAU hosts Western Kentucky

October 26, 2016

Florida Atlantic will host the high flying offense of Western Kentucky (5-3, 3-1 Conference USA), who are currently tied for first atop of the conference standings.

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.

FAU junior running back Greg Howell Brandon Harrington | Staff Photographer

Football: Greg Howell excited to get back to ground-and-pound running style

October 14, 2016

Junior running back Greg Howell took his first carry of the 2016 season 48 yards for a touchdown. Two carries later, he ran for a 37-yard touchdown.

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 running back Greg Howell takes a carry to the outside against Florida International. Mohammed F. Emran | Staff Photographer

Football: Florida Atlantic looks to halt four-game losing streak against Charlotte on Sunday

October 6, 2016

After a tough, heartbreaking loss to Florida International University last Saturday, the Owls haven't exactly begun the season as fans hoped they would.

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.