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Pete Pelegrin
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FIU returns to Denton, Texas for the first time since 2010 to take on North Texas in the 2014 season finale. The Panthers (4-7 overall) are looking to finish at .500 in Conference USA play. FIU enters the game 3-4 in conference play. North Texas is 3-7 overall and 1-5... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at FIU Panthers Prowl
Jonnu Smith joined me along with coach Ron Turner to look back at the win over Middle Tennessee and preview the season finale at North Texas. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The final game of the 2014 FIU football season takes place Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Denton, Texas where FIU will take on North Texas for the eighth time in series history. FIU leads the series with UNT, 5-2, having won five consecutive games. The Panthers are looking to finish... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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It's been three years since FIU played North Texas. The last time these two teams met was the 2011 season opener at FIU where the Panthers won 41-16 to start the program's only eight-win season en route to the Beef'O'Brady's Bowl. The last time FIU and UNT met in Denton,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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After another monster game last Saturday, FIU tight end Jonnu Smith leads all tight ends in the nation in three different receiving categories. Smith's 57 receptions are three more than Kent State tight end Casey Pierce who has 54 catches. Smith also leads all tight ends in receiving yards with... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU closes out its 2014 season with two consecutive former Sun Belt Conference rivals in Middle Tennessee and North Texas. The Panthers and the Blue Raiders kickoff the final FIU home game of the season at 3:30 p.m. from FIU Stadium on Saturday. You can listen to the game on... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The FIU men's basketball team opens the 2014-15 season against Florida College at FIU Arena on Friday with a 7:30 p.m. tip-off. FIU defeated Florida College 85-39 last season at FIU. The Panthers finished last season with a 15-16 mark under coach Anthony Evans in his first season at FIU.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Middle Tennessee comes into FIU Stadium Saturday with a lot on the line. The Blue Raiders (5-4, 4-1 Conference USA) are trying for their sixth win of the season and reaching bowl eligibility. FIU is coming off a 38-35 loss at Old Dominion and looking to snap a four-game losing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
Coach Ron Turner and running back Anthon Samuel join me to recap the Old Dominion game and preview the Middle Tennessee game. Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Old Sun Belt Conference rival Middle Tennessee is next for FIU this Saturday at FIU Stadium. The Blue Raiders come in as probably the second best team in Conference USA after Marshall. MT is 5-4 overall and 4-1 in conference play. The Raiders only conference loss was to the Thundering... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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There will be sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 40's when FIU and Old Dominion kickoff their first football meeting on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. from S.B. Ballard Stadium in Norfolk, Virginia. With the expected temperature in the 40's for kickoff it will mark the first time ever that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
Center Donald Senat joined coach Ron Turner and I to talk about the Rice game and preview the Old Dominion game. Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Like FIU did when it started its football program in 2002, Old Dominion has encountered some bumps in the road this season in the Monarchs first season at the FBS level after re-starting their program in 2009 as an FCS team. Before this season ODU was very successful at the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU plays Old Dominion for the first time in the Panthers' program history on Saturday from Norfolk, Virginia. The game is televised by ASN and is expected to be picked up by My TV Channel 33 in South Florida. You can listen to the game on ESPN 1210 AM with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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CLICK HERE to read the story on FIU's last national championship team. Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU has already taken care of one Owl team this season in Florida Atlantic getting the Don Shula Trophy back on campus. However, the Panthers face a different breed of Owl on Saturday in Rice, which is a much better team than FAU. As always you can hear the call... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Defending Conference USA champion Rice takes on FIU Saturday from FIU Stadium (12 p.m. My TV Ch. 33 & ESPN 1210 AM radio). The Owls are on a four-game winning streak. The Panthers are looking to get back on track after starting conference play with back-to-back wins. For more on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU has played Rice in several other sports before including baseball the last few years. But the Panthers and the Owls meet on the gridiron for the first time on Saturday at FIU Stadium at 12 noon. You can listen to the game on ESPN 1210 AM with Mike Levine... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
Here's our weekly FIU football recap of the previous game (Marshall) and a preview of Saturday's game against Rice as FIU coach Ron Turner and running back Anthon Samuel joined me. Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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In case you don't follow the NFL or T.Y. Hilton's exploits since he graduated from FIU, here is how T.Y. Goodbye is doing -- he is leading the NFL in receiving. Hilton currently has 866 receiving yards which leads the NFL, 14 yards more than his childhood friend Antonio Brown... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The Rice Owls, defending 2013 Conference USA champions, are next on the FIU football schedule with kickoff at 12 noon this Saturday from FIU Stadium. It will be the first-ever meeting between FIU (3-5, 2-2 C-USA) and Rice (4-3, 2-1 C-USA) in football. The Owls are the third of four... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Working eight new players onto the team and making up for the losses of Tymell Murphy and Rakeem Buckles is what the FIU basketball team is faced with as the Panthers currently practice for the 2014-15 season. FIU tips off the new season against Florida College on Nov. 14 at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Jose Laphitzondo went from playing club rugby at FIU to punting for the FIU football team. Already blessed with a strong leg but not much punting technique, Laphitzondo has done well in his first college football season. Laphitzondo (40.4 yards per punt) is 2.5 yards away from the FIU season... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Perfect weather is expected when FIU takes on No. 25 Marshall at 6 p.m. Saturday from FIU Stadium. It is expected to be 81 degrees with low humidity, sunny and without a cloud in the sky at kickoff. Such perfect weather that Mike Levine and I are thinking of doing... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
A look back at the UTSA game and a preview of the Marshall game. Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl