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Pete Pelegrin
Miami, FL
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FIU returns a veteran-laden offensive line in 2016, including several underclassmen on the line who gained valuable game-playing experience last season when pressed into duty because of injuries to starters. "[The game experience from last season] has translated into very few assignment errors," FIU offensive line coach Steve Shankweiler said.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU has one of the best tight ends in the nation in Jonnu Smith, who again will be an integral part of the offense. Smith played in eight games last season before going down with a knee injury but is completely back to full health now. Smith virtually holds every... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU receivers had 1,514 of the team's 2,854 receiving yards last season. Receiver Thomas Owens had the most receiving yards with 638, but the Panthers didn't really have another receiver as a consistent No. 2 threat. Clinton Taylor had the second most yards among receivers with 387. Having tight end... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Going into the 2016 season FIU has a little bit of everything in its offensive backfield to carry and catch the ball. Junior Alex Gardner, who can run outside and between the tackles, not only led FIU in rushing (760 yards) last season but also caught the most passes (60)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU quarterback Alex McGough is coming off a record-breaking season where he had the most completions (269), passing yards (2,722) and passing touchdowns (21) in FIU football history. Entering his junior season, McGough has learned the FIU offense, improved his fundamentals and gained the confidence of his teammates. McGough is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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There are some big holes to fill along the FIU defensive line before the season opener against Indiana on Sept. 1. No longer at FIU and currently on NFL rosters are Michael Wakefield (Washington Redskins), Denzell Perine (Minnesota Vikings) and Lars Koht (Denver Broncos). In 2015, the trio of Wakefield,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The most experienced and probably the most talented part of FIU's defense is the linebackers. The Panthers return a pair of senior starters in Davison Colimon and Treyvon Williams along with 2015 leading tackler junior Anthony Wint. Colimon missed 11 games last season after a season-ending injury in the opener... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football turns 15 years old when the 2016 season kicks off against Indiana on September 1. In their short history the Panthers have had some memorable moments -- most of them in wins but some in losses as well. To commemorate the 15 years of FIU football as we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU training camp continued Monday before the Panthers get their first day off from camp Tuesday. Over the next several days we'll check in with the position coaches to get a sense of how their groups are doing. New FIU secondary coach Bobby Babich inherits a unit that lacks game... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football turns 15 years old when the 2016 season kicks off against Indiana on September 1. In their short history the Panthers have had some memorable moments -- most of them in wins but some in losses as well. To commemorate the 15 years of FIU football as we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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In the first two practices of camp the secondary has made some plays, however, Friday morning some of the veteran offensive players displayed why FIU could move the ball well this season. Quarterback Alex McGough and returning leading receiver Thomas Owens have continued to show the chemistry they started to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football turns 15 years old when the 2016 season kicks off against Indiana on September 1. In their short history the Panthers have had some memorable moments -- most of them in wins but some in losses as well. To commemorate the 15 years of FIU football as we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
Thanks Fanatic. You are almost correct on the top 3.
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As they try to earn playing time and possibly starting jobs later on in camp, several of FIU's newcomers came to the forefront on the second day of camp. More of the new defensive backs made plays on Thursday morning. After freshman Isaiah Brown had a good day in Wednesday's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football turns 15 years old when the 2016 season kicks off against Indiana on September 1. In their short history the Panthers have had some memorable moments -- most of them in wins but some in losses as well. To commemorate the 15 years of FIU football as we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU opened its 15th football training camp Wednesday morning 28 days from the season opener against Indiana on Sept. 1. The Panthers have many known commodities back on offense and those appeared to be in fine form Wednesday. And while on defense FIU has to replace two shutdown cornerbacks with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football turns 15 years old when the 2016 season kicks off against Indiana on September 1. In their short history the Panthers have had some memorable moments -- most of them in wins but some in losses as well. To commemorate the 15 years of FIU football as we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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There are several unknowns throughout the FIU defense after the graduation of stalwarts such as Michael Wakefield, Denzell Perine, Lars Koht, Richard Leonard and Jeremiah McKinnon. New defensive coordinator Ron Cooper and his defensive coaches will have to find replacements for some pretty darn good players before September 1 when... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football turns 15 years old when the 2016 season kicks off against Indiana on September 1. In their short history the Panthers have had some memorable moments -- most of them in wins but some in losses as well. To commemorate the 15 years of FIU football as we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU begins its 15th season of football when the Panthers start fall camp Wednesday morning. Coming off a 5-7 season, FIU features an experienced offense this season that looks to build on 2015. The FIU defense heads into the 2016 season with job openings after the graduation of defensive stalwarts... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football turns 15 years old when the 2016 season kicks off against Indiana on September 1. In their short history the Panthers have had some memorable moments -- most of them in wins but some in losses as well. To commemorate the 15 years of FIU football as we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football turns 15 years old when the 2016 season kicks off against Indiana on September 1. In their short history the Panthers have had some memorable moments -- most of them in wins but some in losses as well. To commemorate the 15 years of FIU football as we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football turns 15 years old when the 2016 season kicks off against Indiana on September 1. In their short history the Panthers have had some memorable moments -- most of them in wins but some in losses as well. To commemorate the 15 years of FIU football as we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football turns 15 years old when the 2016 season kicks off against Indiana on September 1. In their short history the Panthers have had some memorable moments -- most of them in wins but some in losses as well. To commemorate the 15 years of FIU football as we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football turns 15 years old when the 2016 season kicks off against Indiana on September 1. In their short history the Panthers have had some memorable moments -- most of them in wins but some in losses as well. To commemorate the 15 years of FIU football as we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2016 at FIU Panthers Prowl