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2020 NOTABLES: FAU vs Charlotte



Florida Atlantic (1-0, 1-0 C-USA) posted their 1st victory under Head Coach Willie Taggart against Charlotte. Below are our notables from the 21-17 win.

- The victory pushes FAU to a 4-2 mark against the 49ers
- They become the 1st team to win at home in the series
- All 21 FAU points were scored in the 3rd QTR
- FAU's 72 1st half yards was lowest since 2019 vs Ohio State (-19)
- The Owls rushed for 217 yards (6.8 YPC)
- QB Nick Tronti led with 94 YDS and a 49 YD career long
- TE Logan Peterson netted his 1st reception (25 YDS) which was a TD
- LB Leighton McCarthy (pictured) became the 8th Owl with 3+ sacks
- McCarthy posted 10 TTKL (4 TFL)
- LB Chase Lasater had a team-high 11 TTKL
- LB Caliph Brice also had 10 TTKL
- As a unit, the Owls' defense had 6 Sacks & 12 TFL
- Charlotte managed just 82 rushing YDS on 41 attempts (2 YPC)
- The Owls won't be home again until October 31st vs UTSA

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