True freshmen Anthony Jones and Fermin Silva stood on the sideline, moments before last Friday night’s Florida International University spring game.
Touchdown, state of Florida! And some history, too. All seven of the Sunshine State’s Football Bowl Subdivision teams played Saturday — and all of them won, with a couple of teams getting into the victory column for the first time.
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.
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.
It had been a well over a year since C.J. Brown played in a football game, so it wouldn’t have been surprising if he displayed a bit of rust in his long-awaited return.
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.
The 2013 season was going to be tough for Florida International, but things continue to go downhill as more star players have been lost.
Florida International University made the leap to Conference USA this year and will not only be the new team on the block, but the squad will also have a new offense and a new head coach.