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Pete Pelegrin
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FIU tight end Jonnu Smith was named an honorable mention All-America by Sports Illustrated. Smith led the Panthers in all receiving categories this past season. Smith had 61 catches for 710 yards and 8 touchdowns. Smith led all tight ends in the nation in catches, yards and touchdowns but was... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Like there will be on the mound, FIU coach Turtle Thomas will have several new position players this coming season when the Panthers open the season against Tennessee at home on February 13. On the previous baseball post we took a look at the FIU pitchers in fall ball, here... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU football placed seven players on All-Conference USA teams today and three more Panthers on the Conference USA All-Freshman team. Richard Leonard (above left) earned two spots on the first team with nods at defensive back and punt returner. Tight end Jonnu Smith also made the first team. Michael Wakefield... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The FIU baseball team heads into the 2015 season in 67 days with 19 new players on its roster. The Panthers completed fall ball last month and got a chance to see many of those 19 new players on the diamond. One area that FIU needs to sort out in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU baseball opens the 2015 season at home with a three-game series against the Tennessee Volunteers (Feb. 13-15) as part of a 30-game home schedule. The Panthers will also play Manhattan, UConn, South Florida, Jacksonville, and Bethune-Cookman at home as part of the non-conference slate. FIU will play 24 games... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Former FIU reliever Jorge Marban has signed with the Boston Red Sox after an impressive stint in the Australian Baseball League. Marban, who played in the Texas Rangers organization after graduating from FIU, was playing for the Florence (Ky.) Freedom of the independent Frontier League before heading down under. In... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Tonight is your last chance to see an FIU home basketball game until January 15 of 2015 as FIU (4-3) hosts Kennesaw State (3-4) in another Panthers/Owls matchup besides the usual FIU versus Florida Atlantic and Rice games. If you can't make it out to FIU Arena then you can... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU signed the first member of its 2015 signing class as Lakeland Christian quarterback Christian Alexander will enroll early at FIU and is expected to participate in the Panthers spring practice in March. Alexander, 6-3, 205 pounds, led Lakeland Christian to an 11-1 record last season while throwing for 2,613... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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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 Nov 20, 2014 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 Nov 20, 2014 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 Nov 19, 2014 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 Nov 18, 2014 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 Nov 17, 2014 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 Nov 14, 2014 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