Florida International University athletic director Pete Garcia put himself into a corner when he fired head football coach Mario Cristobal. With Butch Davis off the table, the options for Garcia are looking slim as he seeks to placate an angry fan base.
If Florida International University athletic director Pete Garcia fired Mario Cristobal with hopes of bringing in former UM coach Butch Davis, it looks like those dreams may have been dashed.
Florida International University will be moving to a new conference and have a new head coach in 2013. In a move that shocked the college football world, the Panthers fired head coach Mario Cristobal Wednesday morning.
Former Florida International University head coach Mario Cristobal’s chair isn’t even cold yet, but the focus of the coaching search is turning to a familiar face on South Florida sidelines.
Antonio Andrews rushed for a 3-yard score with 2:24 remaining, and the Western Kentucky defense forced its fourth turnover of the contest on the final play in a 14-6 win over FIU Saturday night.
The Florida International Panthers 2012 season began with high hopes for another bowl bid. Instead, the Panthers season fell apart quickly and heading into Saturday’s game against Western Kentucky, FIU is simply playing for respect.
Will Scott’s 42-yard field goal with 11 seconds left gave Troy a 38-37 comeback win over Florida International on Saturday.
The Florida International University Panthers will not be going bowling this season if they can’t win out the rest of their schedule. The mission will start in Troy against the Trojans on Saturday.
Reggie Whatley scored on a 7-yard TD rush with 36 seconds to go as Middle Tennessee rallied to defeat FIU 34-30 on Saturday night.
Not much has gone right for the Florida International University Panthers in 2012. Despite returning nearly the entire defense, the Panthers are just 1-5 and 0-2 in the Sun Belt Conference heading into Saturday’s game with the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders.