- Thursday, August 30, 2012, 21:15
This is not a prediction, it is a mandate:
FAU must beat Wagner in the season opener.
Anything less would be an immense setback for a program that appeared headed for the stratosphere in 2007, but has been heading for Middle Earth since then.
The opening of the Czar Pelini Era must start with a win, given that the opponent is a I-AA patsy.
- Sunday, August 26, 2012, 8:42
Seeing things from a new angle is very enlightening.
As you know, I jumped out of my comfort zone (Connie the Wonder Women categorizes it more like jumping off a cliff), and went from full-time journalist covering FAU sports to full-time FAU student beginning in May.
I just survived the first week of my second semester, and it was a rough one, as I have a load ...
- Sunday, August 19, 2012, 7:11
So, what was one able to glean from the 18-play FanFest scrimmage?
Well, those planning future events should consider the fact that it is August and we live in South Florida.
That means outdoor activities should be planned around the usual weather patterns, which means they should end by noon and not start until 6 p.m. That way you avoid the afternoon storms that seem to pop ...
- Thursday, August 16, 2012, 13:15
While we await Saturday’s sneak preview of the 2012 Owls, a couple former Owls have been making some noise in the NFL.
WR Lestar Jean of the Texans and RB Alfred Morris of the Redskins have attracted notice with solid performances in early exhibition games.
What links these two is this – they were the only offensive weapons on lousy offensive teams.
This made the numbers they put ...
- Wednesday, July 4, 2012, 8:08
On paper, it appears FAU got the man it wanted in new Athletic Director Pat Chun.
They wanted a fund-raising specialist, and got one. They wanted someone with big-time experience, and Chun has that.
Like the last three coaching hires, they got an up-and-comer, someone making the leap from assistant level to head man for the first time, hoping that FAU is a launching ...