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Owls linebacker Leighton McCarthy’s performance against the 49ers earned him C-USA defensive player of the week honors. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU linebacker Leighton McCarthy named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week

October 6, 2020

McCarthy forced a fumble that set up an Owls touchdown in the third quarter, which was the only turnover of the game.

New FAU head coach Willie Taggart hires most of the coaching staff as the year comes to a close. Photo by: Alex Liscio.

Taggart builds up coaching staff

December 31, 2019

Some of the new additions include Chris Perkins and Joey Guarascio as running backs coach and head football strength and conditioning coach, respectively.

With the win, FAU has recorded their second 11-win season in the last three years. Photo by: Alex Liscio.

FAU blows out SMU, 52-28, in Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

December 22, 2019

FAU is now 4-0 in bowl games.

Jim Leavitt worked with new FAU head coach Willie Taggart when he was the defensive coordinator for the Oregon Ducks in 2017. Photo courtesy of the University of Oregon Athletics.

BREAKING: Jim Leavitt set to become new FAU defensive coordinator

December 21, 2019

During the 2019 season under Glenn Spencer, the defense led the nation in turnover margin and interceptions.