In what should be described as a working vacation, Florida International University used three Anthony Jones touchdowns to secure a 35-32 victory over Toledo in the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl.
Not only will FIU be making its fourth-ever appearance in a bowl game, but the Golden Panthers will also need to dust off their passports since they’ve been invited to play in the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl on December 21 at Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium.
Senior defensive lineman Fermin Silva and senior offensive lineman Jordan Budwig were named to the Conference USA Coaches’ Preseason Team the league announced Monday.
Building on the momentum of an 8-win season and appearing in its first bowl game in six years, there was a palpable optimism and buzz in the air as FIU held its annual “offense vs. defense” spring game Friday night at Riccardo Silva Stadium.
Florida International University announced Monday that it has hired the former University of Miami quarterback and Carolina Panthers quarterback’s coach to be its new assistant athletic director.
FIU fans now know when and where they can see their team play this coming season as Conference USA released the 2018 football schedules for its member schools Tuesday.
Florida International University head football coach Butch Davis promoted graduate assistant Drew Davis, his son, to tight ends coach the school announced late Tuesday.
Florida International welcomed the signing of 21 players through the early signing period – the school announced Friday. Of the 21, 15 came from the state of Florida – with six of those coming from South Florida (Miami-Dade and Broward County) high schools.
FIU senior linebacker Anthony Wint was voted onto the All-Conference USA preseason team, the conference announced Monday.
Conference USA announced its preseason football all-conference teams recently and seven FIU Panthers were among those recognized as some of the best players in the league.