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Pete Pelegrin
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FIU finishes spring football Friday night with the annual Blue/Gold Spring Game. The Panthers wrap up a spring where a number of younger players and reserves got more reps due to injuries to some key players. To get you ready for the spring game here is a synopsis of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The Minor League Baseball season begins for most teams Friday. FIU baseball has several former players spread throughout the minor leagues. Here is where they will begin their 2016 seasons: P - Jorge Marban - Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox Class AAA) OF - Louis Silverio - Kannapolis Intimidators... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU wrapped up its first week of spring practice Thursday morning by putting on the pads for the first time this spring. There wasn't any live hitting but there was contact at times. The Panthers have three spring practices in the books and will take the next 12 days off... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU opened spring practice Monday morning with the roles switched for its offense and defense. In recent years the Panthers defense was the known commodity and strength of the team while the offense was finding its footing. Flip the script for 2016. With nearly the entire FIU offense back and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The first of 15 FIU spring football practices begins Monday at 9 a.m. at FIU Stadium. The Panthers are coming off a 5-7 season where they return just about everyone on offense. But on defense FIU will need to figure out who will replace stalwarts such as Michael Wakefield, Denzell... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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If there is one known commodity to the 2016 FIU baseball team it's the starting rotation. FIU brings back all of its weekend rotation from a season ago and some more talent added to it. FIU opens the 2016 season Friday at Ole Miss with a three-game series. First pitch... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The FIU outfield picture is similar to the overall batting lineup for the Panthers heading into the 2016 season: up in the air. FIU opens the 2016 season Friday at Ole Miss with a three-game series. First pitch Friday is at 5 p.m. Eastern time and you can listen to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU won't begin defense of its 2015 Conference USA championship until March 18 when the Panthers open conference play at Charlotte. FIU, however, opens the 2016 season Friday at Ole Miss in the start of a three-game series. First pitch Friday is at 5 p.m. and you can listen to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
The first FIU Panthers Signing Day Live Show is in the books. It was the first time a live signing day show was undertaken at FIU and kudos to PantherVision executive producer Brian Duval and his FIU broadcast journalism students who worked behind the cameras, including show producer Chris Santiago.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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We've reached the conclusion of our national signing day previews with a look at the FIU special teams, which will have to make up for the loss of its best kick returner and find a special teams coach as good as Shannon Moore, who was hired away by East Carolina.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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If the defensive line was the position where FIU was hurt the most by graduation, then the defensive backs might be second with the losses of starting cornerbacks and cousins Richard Leonard and Jeremiah McKinnon. Sophomore Mark Bruno (above) might be the FIU cornerback returning with the most game experience.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Probably the most injury-racked unit on the FIU defense in 2015 were the linebackers. FIU had to play most of the season without two of its three starting linebackers, not named Anthony Wint. They are all healthy now and ready to contribute in 2016. Before we review and preview the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU's all-time leading receiver T.Y. Hilton was named to his second consecutive Pro Bowl on Monday night. Hilton is coming off a 2015 season for the Indianapolis Colts where he caught 69 passes for 1,124 yards and five touchdowns, playing most of the season without his starting quarterback Andrew Luck.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The defensive line is one of the more important areas for FIU to address come signing day because of what the Panthers lost to graduation. Going into the 2015 season the Panthers had some pillars along the defensive line but now FIU has to fill holes with either the handful... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Outside of center Michael Montero, FIU had to play musical chairs with its offensive line last season due to injuries and trying to find the right combinations. The positive side of it was plenty of Panthers got game playing experience and nearly everyone is back in 2016. Before we review... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The majority of FIU receivers, including Thomas Owens, return in 2016 but it should be very competitive for playing time come spring practice and into fall. Panthers tight end Jonnu Smith comes back for his senior season but both his backups have graduated leaving opportunities to be had. Before we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Despite dealing with injuries throughout the offensive backfield in 2015, FIU managed to run for 1,319 yards with basically Alex Gardner carrying the load. Knock on wood, the Panthers hope that will change in 2016. Before we review and preview the running backs leading to National Signing Day, here is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football has already signed four new Panthers before National Signing Day, February 3, when Dallas and Douglas Connell, Isaiah Hill and Newton Salisbury became the first four members of FIU's 2016 signing class. With four spots filled, the Panthers have 21 scholarships left to hand out on Feb. 3.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Tune into PantherVision at FIUSports.com on National Signing Day, February 3 for our 2016 FIU Panthers Signing Day Live! video streaming show. We will be on the air LIVE beginning at 7 a.m. until the final new FIU Panther signs. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE TO ACCESS 2016 FIU PANTHERS SIGNING... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU defensive back Richard Leonard has been invited to play in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Carson, Calif. on Jan. 23. The game will air on ESPN2 at 6 p.m. that night. Several ESPN networks will broadcast practices in the week leading up to the game. The game will provide... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2015 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU had another early signing to its 2016 signing class Tuesday when safety Isaiah Hill joined the Panthers. Hill, 6-0, 190-pounds, also played quarterback at Tallahassee's Florida High. However, with FIU's already deep at quarterback Hill likely would be patrolling the secondary. Hill also had offers from Appalachian State, Army,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2015 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU added to its offensive line today with the early signings of the Connell twin brothers from Jacksonville First Coast High. Dallas Connell (6-3, 283 pounds) and Douglas Connell (6-3, 290) are the first two signees of the Panthers 2016 signing class. Like FIU quarterback Christian Alexander did last year... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2015 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The defending Conference USA baseball champions recently wrapped up fall ball with several matters to address before the 2016 season opens with a three-game series at Ole Miss. Among some of the areas FIU has to figure out before taking on the Rebels are: what the middle of its order... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2015 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Former FIU receiver Greg Ellingson caught a 93-yard game-winning touchdown pass from Henry Burris with 1:11 left in the CFL's Eastern Final on Sunday to send the Ottawa Redblacks to the Grey Cup. Ellingson, who played at FIU from 2007-10, had five receptions for 186 yards and the game-winning touchdown.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2015 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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It's quite simple on Saturday for FIU: win or stay home. The Panthers (5-6) have a chance to play in the third bowl game in FIU's 14-year history by defeating Western Kentucky (8-2) in the regular season finale at FIU Stadium. With the number of bowl tie-ins that Conference USA... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2015 at FIU Panthers Prowl