When the Florida Atlantic Owls take the field in Louisiana to face the Louisiana-Monroe Redhawks Saturday they will see a team that they hope they can one day become.
Graham Wilbert threw a 39-yard pass to Byron Hankerson early in the fourth quarter and Florida Atlantic beat Wagner 7-3 on Friday night to give coach Carl Pelini a victory in his first game with the team.
The Florida Atlantic Owls decided to go defense in their head coaching search and landed one of the better defensive coordinators in football. Monday, the FAU Board of Trustees approved Carl Pelini to be the next head coach of the Owls.
Jyruss Edwards and Kolton Browning made sure Louisiana-Monroe spoiled Howard Schnellenberger’s coaching finale.
FAU is reportedly getting ready to announce its new head football coach and its Nebraska defensive coordinator Carl Pelini.