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Pete Pelegrin
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FIU defensive lineman Greg Hickman signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League over the weekend. Hickman was with the Detroit Lions over the summer before being released. Hickman finished his FIU career with 13 sacks -- third all-time in FIU history. Hickman is the program record... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU concludes non-conference play Saturday with a familiar non-conference opponent. The Louisville Cardinals arrive at FIU Stadium to wrap up a four-game series with the Panthers. Once again FIU will be tested by a more experienced team from the ACC like Pittsburgh did last week. The main differences between Louisville... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Louisville returns to FIU Stadium for the second time in three years on Saturday as the Cardinals conclude a four-game series with FIU. The Panthers matched another ACC team, Pittsburgh, last week for nearly four quarters before the team from the Steel City won. Last time in Miami, the Cardinals... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Saturday's game between FIU and Louisville is Military Appreciation Day at FIU Stadium. As part of the day to honor America's military, the first 2,000 fans at the game will receive a free FIU camo hat. Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. Gates to the stadium open at 2:30 p.m. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU is one-fourth of the way through its 2014 season with one more non-conference game on the slate in Louisville on Saturday at FIU Stadium. Through its first three games of this season you can see dramatic improvement with the FIU defense. The Panthers D has better numbers across board... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
FIU coach Ron Turner and freshman quarterback Alex McGough joined me on the latest edition of FIU Football Weekly. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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For the fourth straight year FIU takes on Louisville this time here at FIU Stadium on Saturday. The Cardinals are 2-1 after losing to Virginia, 23-21, last weekend. The Cavaliers snapped an 11-game losing streak against FBS teams with the win. Although Louisville manhandled the Coral Gables school and thumped... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU and Pittsburgh conclude their two-game series Saturday at FIU Stadium. Pitt won the first game 44-17 in 2010. FIU was down just six points with 12 minutes left in that 2010 game before Ray Graham put the Panthers away. Graham ran for 277 yards and three touchdowns that day.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Yes, FIU has already played Pittsburgh in its 13-year history of football back in 2010. So that would usually mean there is no The Other Game played on the blog this week. But I was away the first time these two teams played so there was no The Other Game... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU TIGHT END JONNU SMITH Jonnu Smith arrived at FIU from Philadelphia by way of Ocala. Not exactly the typical path traveled for an FIU player. Then again despite having a typical last name, Smith does not have a typical first name nor is he a typical tight end. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
Here is our FIU football weekly show recapping the Wagner win and looking ahead to this week's game against Pitt. Freshman running back Alex Gardner is this week's guest. Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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One question that FIU will have to answer Saturday is how do you stop 250-pound human bowling ball Pittsburgh running back James Conner? That one is for the FIU Panthers defense and it will go a long way toward determining the outcome of Saturday's battle of the Panthers. The only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Do you remember from the movie version of the "Dukes of Hazzard" when Boss Hogg (Burt Reynolds) dressed in his trademark all white suit and white cowboy hat, walked into the jail to visit the Duke boys and another prisoner yelled, "You're not supposed to wear white after Labor Day!"?... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Cats and birds. The FIU Panthers and the Wagner Seahawks at The Cage on Saturday at 6 p.m. Normally, the cats would eat the birds, see: Sylvester and Tweety, but most of the time in that show Tweety got away. FIU would like to put Wagner away on Saturday to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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You know what time it is when a new opponent takes on FIU. The Other Game returns for the first time this season. The Wagner Seahawks meet FIU for the first time at 6 p.m. Saturday at FIU Stadium. However, the two teams square off first in The Other Game... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU looks for its first win of the season Saturday against Wagner at FIU Stadium. It will be the first matchup ever between the Panthers and the Seahawks. You can listen to Saturday's game on ESPN 1210 AM with Mike Levine and I calling the action. It all begins with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU catcher J.C. Escarra was named the top prospect of Valley League by Baseball America today. Escarra committed no errors in 28 games and hit .283 with 3 home runs for the Staunton Braves. Escarra will enter the 2015 college baseball season as FIU's starting catcher after Aramis Garcia was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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When you saw Wagner on the FIU schedule you might have been like me wondering what's Wagner all about in football. Later this week I'll have Wagner beat writer, Jim Waggoner, drop by to talk about the Seahawks. [By the way, how is that for a last name for the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
James Louis is working with the scout team offense. Silas Spearman is healing from an injury. Anthon Samuel is working with the offense now after recovering from a hand injury. Juwan Caesar has to sit out a year due to NCAA transfer rules. He was previously at Michigan State.
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FIU opens its 13th season of football against Bethune-Cookman at FIU Stadium on Saturday at 7:04 p.m. Coming off a 1-11 season the Panthers would like to get off to a quick start against the Wildcats, who won last year's meeting at FIU 34-13. Before we get to the 5... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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One way you know it's football season around this blog is when opposing team beat writers drop by to talk about the game. Brent Woronoff of the Daytona Beach News Journal is the beat writer for Bethune-Cookman and provides us here with some in-depth knowledge of the Wildcats. Here's 5... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Later this week you can catch the first installment of FIU Football Weekly on FIUSports.com. On FIU Football Weekly, I'll interview coach Ron Turner each week, plus either Panther players or assistant coaches as we review the previous week's game and preview the upcoming game. For the first show along... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Not too many surprises on the first FIU depth chart of the season. However there are some Panthers that climbed the depth chart with their work in spring ball and in the recently completed camp. As you know E.J. Hilliard is the starting quarterback but coach Ron Turner said on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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In the last blog I let you know about the offensive players I think will either start or see regular playing time. I expect to have an official depth chart either Saturday or Monday to pass along but before then here is a look at the defensive players I think... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl