The coaching job Mario Cristobal has done at Florida International University is nothing short of amazing. After winning its first bowl game in 2010, the Panthers finished the 2011 regular season with its best record in history.
Florida International’s season continues to come off the rails after starting off 3-0. The latest setback for the Panthers happened in Jonesboro, Arkansas Tuesday night.
It’s not often that a player from the Sun Belt Conference is mentioned in the same breath as the Heisman Trophy. Then again, it’s not often a Sun Belt Conference team has a player as special as FIU’s T.Y. Hilton.
The Florida International University Panthers enjoyed unparalleled success in 2010 under head coach Mario Cristobal. The team was a co-champion in the Sun Belt Conference and won their first bowl game. Now, Cristobal is cashing in.
Florida International University’s football team has another reason to brag tonight. It’s coach and wide receiver received top honors in it’s conference.