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  • Ex-FAU standout DB Meiko Dotson commits to FSU

    ESPN "Defensive back Meiko Dotson, who tied for the nation's lead in interceptions last season with nine, will transfer from Florida Atlantic to Florida State, he announced on social media Saturday night. Dotson, 23, as a graduate transfer, will be able to play..." April 13

  • Former Duke wide receiver Aaron Young transfers to FAU; wide receiver Ja’Marquis Johnson commits to Owls

    Sun Sentinel "Florida Atlantic landed two more wide receivers for its 2020 recruiting class. The Owls announced on Tuesday that former Duke receiver Aaron Young transferred to FAU. Berrien High School (Nashville, Ga.) wide receiver Ja’Marquis Johnson also announced on Tuesday that he..." January 29

  • USF’s Jeff Scott hires FAU’s Glenn Spencer as defensive coordinator

    Tampa Bay Times "FAU defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer, the interim coach in the Owls’ 52-28 shellacking of SMU in Saturday’s Boca Raton Bowl, has been hired to run USF’s defense by new Bulls coach Jeff Scott. Spencer, who also will coach linebackers, joins West Virginia’s..." December 23

  • Frank Gore Jr. flips from FAU to Southern Miss

    ESPN "Running back Frank Gore Jr. signed his national letter of intent with Southern Miss on Thursday, flipping his commitment from Florida Atlantic.       Here. We. Go. ?? December 20

  • Willie Taggart hired as FAU's new head coach

    The Score "Willie Taggart is staying in the Sunshine State. Taggart will become Florida Atlantic's new head coach, he told Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports. The 43-year-old was fired by Florida State toward the end of his second season at the helm. aggart will replace..." December 11

  • Willie Taggert reportedly a 'strong candidate' at FAU

    247 Sports "Fired Florida State coach Willie Taggart may not need to move far when it comes to his next job. Taggart emerged Wednesday as one of the favorites to land at Florida Atlantic as the Owls search for Lane Kiffin’s replacement at head coach. FootballScoop..." December 11

  • Report: Lane Kiffin ‘Nearing Deal’ To Become Next Head Coach At Ole Miss

    Sportsnaut "Current FAU coach Lane Kiffin is reportedly nearing a deal with the University of Mississippi to become the next Ole Miss head football coach. This news comes by way of Richard Cross, an Ole Miss radio broadcaster for SEC Network, who says the school has already met with Kiffin and..." December 06

  • FAU reportedly planning to offer Lane Kiffin a raise amid Arkansas rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Lane Kiffin has been heavily linked to the Arkansas head coaching vacancy, and there are some who believe he would welcome the opportunity to coach in the SEC again. However, it is also possible that Kiffin will take advantage of all the speculation and parlay it into a raise from his current..." December 05

  • Arkansas visits FAU coach Lane Kiffin to discuss open Razorbacks' coaching job

    Palm Beach Post "Lane Kiffin could be headed back to the Southeastern Conference. The Palm Beach Post has confirmed multiple reports that Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin met with the University of Arkansas officials on Sunday to discuss the Razorbacks’ coaching..." December 04