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The upcoming football season is still in question as there is over 100,000 cases of COVID-19 in Florida. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU Owls prepare for upcoming season and discuss civil rights amidst nation-wide protests

June 24, 2020

Head Coach Willie Taggart emphasized the importance of educating his players throughout everything going on, beyond the football field or film room.

The team was scheduled to start spring practices on March 23 but were cancelled because of the coronavirus. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU will allow football players to return on campus June 8

May 27, 2020

Brian White expects the full team back in late June.

This fall will mark the first season with Taggart as the head coach for the Owls. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU Athletics announces a program that promotes reading to the youth

May 23, 2020

The program's mission is to encourage local students to continue reading over the summer break.

(L-R) Top: Joan Joyce, photo courtesy Max Jackson. Willie Taggart, photo courtesy Alex Liscio. Dusty May, photo courtesy of FAU Athletics. John McCormack photo courtesy of McCormack’s Twitter.

Head football coach Wilie Taggart narrowly defeats head baseball coach in first annual Coaches Schwab Trivia Show

May 2, 2020

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FAU head coach Willie Taggart is met with complications in his first year as the threat of the coronavirus halts spring camp. Photo by Alex Liscio.

Willie Taggart says he works to ensure his squad is prepared for the upcoming season in teleconference Monday

April 6, 2020

Taggart uses Zoom to connect with his staff and players daily.

FAU head coach Willie Taggart expresses his excitement for his first signing class with the program. Photo by: Alex Liscio.

FAU brings along 14 newcomers on National Signing Day, Coach Taggart shares his thoughts

February 6, 2020

New FAU head coach Willie Taggart finalized his first signing class with the program.

FAU's first home game of the 2020 season will be against Stony Brook on Sept. 12. Photo by: Alex Liscio.

2020 FAU Football schedule released

January 9, 2020

The Owls once again open the season against a ranked team.

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.

Owls finished with a conference title, a bowl victory and 11 wins in 2019. Photo by: Alex Liscio.

FAU football’s 2019 year in review

December 30, 2019

The Owls persevered the whole season en route to their second C-USA title in three years.

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.

FAU Owls on the sidelines during a game against the UAB Blazers on Dec. 7th. Photography by Photo editor Alex Liscio.

FAU scores nine newcomers during the Early Signing period, one decommits

December 19, 2019

In Willie Taggart’s first signing day as the new head coach for FAU, the program saw nine newcomers join for the 2020 season.  ...