Florida International University’s football team is teetering on complete irrelevance as the worst team in college football and the men’s basketball team is ineligible for the NCAA tournament due to academics. But, according to FIU president Mark Rosenberg, the schools is not considering any change with regards to head football coach Ron Turner or athletic director Pete Garcia.
FIU’s president makes a mind-numbing comment over his athletic program. The Dolphins escape a major injury on the defensive line. The Orioles lost a key piece of their playoff puzzle in Manny Machado. The Marlins still won’t lose that 100th game. And UCF could be loaded to pull an upset of the weekend.
If there was an overriding theme for the past weekend of college football, it was blowouts…huge blowouts.
Scoreboard operators across the college football world got quite a workout last Saturday. Nowhere was that more evident than at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky.
Teddy Bridgewater threw four touchdown passes and Louisville’s defense allowed a school-record 30 yards, helping the seventh-ranked Cardinals blow out Florida International 72-0 on Saturday.
The Ron Turner-led Florida International University Panthers are looking for their first victory of the season, but won’t find it this weekend when they travel to Louisville to play the Cardinals.
Anthony Jordan ran for 150 yards and a touchdown to lead Bethune-Cookman to its first victory ever over an FBS opponent, defeating Florida International 34-13.
Jurors in the murder trial of Quentin Wyche, the man who fatally stabbed a football player after during an altercation on FIU’s campus, found him guilty of second-degree murder with a deadly weapon Wednesday.
Aquarius Reef Base, the world’s only operational underwater research center is back in action off the Florida Keys.
A few years ago, Florida International University was the whipping boy of the Football Bowl Subdivision. They were scheduled for a guaranteed win. Head coach Mario Cristobal changed that, but after he was fired; FIU has once again sunk to the bottom of the FBS.