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.
The wheels continue to fall off for the Florida International Panthers football team in 2013.
The Florida International Panthers could ill afford to lose any starter on a team that is expected to struggle this season. But after just one game, three starters and one backup are already out for the Panthers.
A new era kicks off for Florida International University Saturday when head coach Ron Turner takes the Panthers to Maryland to battle the Terrapins of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Florida International’s Aramis Garcia batted in three runs on Sunday to help the Panthers to a 7-1 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock.
After the firing of head coach Mario Cristobal and hiring of former Illinois head coach Ron Turner, FIU seemed to be heading towards rock bottom. Wednesday, the school continued that slide.
When Florida International University Athletic Director Pete Garcia fired head football coach Mario Cristobal, he said he wanted a big name hire to take over the program. Late Thursday night, word leaked out who the “big” name is that Garcia selected.
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.
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.
The Florida International Panthers are struggling in 2012 and now must go on the road to face a University of Louisiana team more than ready to send FIU back to Miami with its proverbial tail between its legs.