Howard Schnellenberger fought to get Florida Atlantic a football stadium. And as a tribute, that stadium’s field will soon bear his name.
The Miami Hurricanes can’t exorcise all of the NCAA demons from the campus on Friday, but just getting back to football will be the perfect medicine for students, players, and fans of UM.
A case could be made that Miami and Florida Atlantic are football brothers. After all, the programs have the same father.
Friday, two teams will walk into Sun Life Stadium with one big thing in common, legendary head coach Howard Schnellenberger.
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.
If you build it, they will come. That could very well be the case for Florida Atlantic University’s football team.
Jyruss Edwards and Kolton Browning made sure Louisiana-Monroe spoiled Howard Schnellenberger’s coaching finale.
When the final second ticks off the clock for Florida Atlantic’s game on Saturday, it will mark the end of a career that most coaches could never dream of in a million years.
FAU is reportedly getting ready to announce its new head football coach and its Nebraska defensive coordinator Carl Pelini.
Alfred Morris scored a career-high four touchdowns and Treon Howard returned an interception for a touchdown as Florida Atlantic beat Alabama-Birmingham 38-35 on Saturday night for the Owls’ first win of the season.