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Former FAU defensive end Trey Hendrickson (9) sacks Rice quarterback Driphus Jackson (6) in a game on October 11, 2015. Photo Courtesy of Brandon Harrington

Football: Spotlighting current NFL and former FAU football players

May 24, 2018

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

Cre'von LeBlanc pulls down an interception in last year's game against Western Kentucky. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

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.

Quarterback Jaquez Johnson was one of 11 Owls to participate in this year's pro day. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

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.

Wide receiver Lucky Whitehead was one of the owl's key losses coming into the 2015 season. Photo by Michelle Friswell

In With The New: Six Key Owls for 2015

September 26, 2015

IN: Daniel Parr, QB, Freshman Daniel Parr burst on to the scene during spring camp, finishing his first semester with a strong performance in the spring game, where he threw two...

D’joun Smith (Black shirt) and Lucky Whitehead are two former Owls that will be suiting up in the NFL on Sundays this season. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Football: Owls players active in the NFL

September 11, 2015

n its 15 years as a program, Florida Atlantic football has yet to produce a first-round pick in the NFL Draft. Despite that fact,...

Wide receiver Lucky Whitehead stiff arms a defender during the Sept. 27 game vs UTSA. Whitehead was signed by the Dallas Cowboys. Photo by Michelle Friswell| Associate Editor

Football: Whitehead, Kirk Top List of Post Draft Signees

May 9, 2015

After an NFL draft where the lowest selected player in school history was taken, more Owls football players are finding their way on to rosters in the post-draft rush for players. Wi...

Wide Receiver Daniel McKinney runs through the three cone drill as onlookers take his time. Max Jackson | Photo Editor

FAU Hosts Pro Day for Graduating Football Seniors

April 4, 2015

or the 16 senior football players that are leaving FAU completely after the spring, tryouts, workouts and interviews fill the remainder of their ...

Running back Jay Warren, pictured here in a game versus Alabama,  led the team with 95 yards in a 35-34 loss to Middle Tennessee State on Nov. 22. Photo by Max Jackson

FAU suffers heartbreaking loss to Middle Tennessee State, 35-34

November 23, 2014

The Florida Atlantic Owls (3-8, 2-5 in Conference USA) got off to a fast start against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders...

Jeremy Gaskins led the Owls in rushing despite just 38 yards on the day. Photo by Max Jackson

FAU loses third straight game, fall to North Texas 31-10

November 9, 2014

It was deja vu for the Florida Atlantic Owls, who struggled against the North Texas Mean Green in the same way that they did against...

Jaquez Johnson had trouble with the Marshall defense in the second half. Photo by Michelle Friswell, Creative Director

FAU remains winless on road, loses to Marshall 35-16

October 25, 2014

This year’s loss to Marshall was different. Leading late, the FAU Owls lost last year on a field goal that gave Marshall a 24-23...

Max Jackson | Photo Editor

Always True Blue?

October 21, 2014

“To the red, to the red! To the blue, to the blue! Who are we? We’re F-A-U!” A chant known by every FAU student like the backs of th...