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Charlie Partridge went 3-9 in each of his three seasons at FAU. Photo by Max Jackson

Football: A look back at Charlie Partridge’s tenure as head coach at Florida Atlantic

January 12, 2017

A fter a three-year spell that was marked by more lows than highs on the field, Florida Atlantic fired head football coach Charl...

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

Football: Florida Atlantic picks up first win since opening day

November 5, 2016

Florida Atlantic football fed off the hot hands of its young running back and quarterback on its way to a 42-25 victory over Rice University, snapping a seven-game losing streak in the process.

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.

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.

Quarterback Daniel Parr (13) and running back Kerrith Whyte (6) celebrate after
scoring a touchdown during the 2016 spring game. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Football: Fall Predictions

April 21, 2016

With the playing of its annual spring game last Saturday, Florida Atlantic football’s spring practices have come to a close.

Sophomore running back Greg Howell avoids redshirt sophomore cornerback Reggie Brown during a Saturday spring game. Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer

Football: Kerrith Whyte impresses in annual Spring Game

April 16, 2016

Florida Atlantic football concluded spring practices with its annual spring game.

Junior Adrian Sterling’s helmet is knocked off after he was tackled by Richard
Thompson (26) during last year's spring game. Mohammed F. Emran | Staff Photographer

Football: four questions heading into Saturday’s annual spring game

April 14, 2016

The seniors are gone and the freshmen have yet to arrive, but for the current Florida Atlantic football players it’s time for the 2016 spring game — and a chance prove why they deserve to be on the field come September.

Florida Atlantic football players walk onto the field for practice in Broward Tuesday morning. Brendan Feeney | Sports Editor

Football: Owls host public practice in Broward County

March 23, 2016

With the 2015 season in the rear view mirror, Florida Atlantic football has its eyes set toward the future. The team hosted an open practice at Joseph C. Carter Park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Tuesday, March 22.

Photo of Chanler Ferguson courtesy of Maria Lorenzino | South Florida Sun Sentinel

FAU football recruit recap: Chanler Ferguson

February 24, 2016

Atlantic High School senior and future Florida Atlantic Owl Chanler Ferguson intercepted rival Boca Raton High quarterback Philip Santiago on Oct. 30, 2015, effectively clinching a district championship for his team.

Junior defensive end Trey Hendrickson (9) sacks Rice quarterback Driphus Jackson (6) during FAU's 27-26 loss on Oct. 10. Hendrickson ended the year as FAU's all time sack leader with 20. Brandon Harrington | Photo Editor

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.

Owls’ sophomore running back Greg “Buddy” Howell (9) rushes up the middle for 9 yards while avoiding a Gator defender. Mohammed F Emran | Asst. Creative Director

Football: Defensive stops force overtime, but Owls fall to Florida 20-14

November 21, 2015

Florida Atlantic took the no. 8 ranked Florida Gators to overtime in Gainesville, but were unable to complete the upset against their heavily favored opponent, dropping their third straight game 20-14. After a 13-yard receiving touchdown by tight end Jake McGee to start the overtime period, the Owls drove to the Gators’ 12 yard line in position to win the game. Redshirt senior quarterback Jaquez Johnson targeted both Nate Terry and Jenson Stoshak endzone during the final possession, but the fifth best defense in the nation held the Owls short.

Junior running back Jay  Warren takes a handoff during Saturday's 24-17 loss to Middle Tennessee. Mohammed Emran | Asst. Creative Director

Football: Owls drop final home game of season 24-17 to Middle Tennessee

November 15, 2015

Football lost their final home game of the season to the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 24-17 in a rain-soaked game. MTSU finished with 479 total yards, including 179 rushing yards. The Owls (2-8, 2-5 C-USA), who finished with 297 total yards of offense, only had 75 total rushing yards. Two of the Owls’ leading rushers this season left the game due to injuries, with Trey Rodriguez leaving at the end of the first quarter and Jay Warren leaving the game early in the third quarter. The Owls’ offense had an opportunity to tie the game at 24 with about nine minutes left in the fourth quarter, but senior wide receiver Jenson Stoshak had an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty called on him after originally scoring a touchdown from a pass from Jaquez Johnson. “I was caught up in the moment and it was a selfish play on my part that cost us the game,” said Stoshak.