Former Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward is joining the Florida Atlantic coaching staff, sources told ESPN.
- Sources: Ex-Steelers WR Ward to join FAU staff
- Legendary coach Schnellenberger dies at 87
- FAU hires Mike Stoops as defensive coordinator
- Middle Tennessee cancels FAU game due to virus
Howard Schnellenberger, who led Miami to its first national championship and in the process turned a once-floundering football program into a dynasty, died on Saturday, his family announced. He was 87.
Bill Connelly's division-by-division offseason previews get started with Conference USA East and defending champ Marshall.
Florida Atlantic named Alabama analyst and former Arizona coach Mike Stoops as its new defensive coordinator on Thursday.
The College Football Playoff crowned its next champion in Miami. Take a look at the rest of the CFP and bowl season.
— Brady White passed for 284 yards and three touchdowns to lead Memphis to a 25-10 victory over Florida Atlantic on Wednesday night in the Montgomery Bowl.
— Trey Lowe threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score, Camron Harrell returned a kickoff 100 yards for a TD, and Southern Miss beat Florida Atlantic 45-31 on Thursday night in the season finale for both teams.
— Logan Wright ran 12 times for 57 yards and a score and caught two passes for 65 yards to help Georgia Southern beat Florida Atlantic 20-3 on Saturday.
— Safety Naeem Smith returned one of five Marshall interceptions for a touchdown and Rice shocked the 15th-ranked Thundering Herd 20-0 on Saturday.
Middle Tennessee has canceled its game against Florida Atlantic because of positive cases of COVID-19 as well as contact tracing and injuries inside the Blue Raiders.
QB Shedeur Sanders, the No. 60-ranked recruit overall, flipped his commitment from FAU to join his father, Deion Sanders, at Jackson State.
Conference USA has rescheduled seven football games that were postponed earlier this season because of COVID-19 issues. All will be played the first two weeks of December.
Florida Atlantic coach Willie Taggart on Monday confirmed that 18 players and nine football staff members tested positive for COVID-19 last week, leading to the postponement of Saturday's game against Southern Miss.
Florida Atlantic said Thursday night that Saturday's football game against Southern Miss has been postponed due to COVID-19, adding that they'll work to reschedule the Conference USA contest.
Nick Tronti accounted for three touchdowns, coach Willie Taggart collected his first win at Florida Atlantic and the Owls started their season with a 21-17 win over Charlotte in a Conference USA opener on Saturday night.
South Florida is pausing football and postponing Saturday's game against FAU as it awaits full coronavirus test results after playing Notre Dame, which had a COVID-19 outbreak.
After results of COVID-19 testing Thursday, Florida Atlantic decided to postpone its football game against Georgia Southern, which had been scheduled for Saturday.
Florida Atlantic, which canceled football practice on Tuesday after 11 people in the football program tested positive for the coronavirus, hopes to play Saturday against Georgia Southern.
Former Miami and Florida Atlantic coach Howard Schnellenberger is recovering at a rehabilitation center after a recent fall.
Quarterback Chris Robison, who helped lead Florida Atlantic to a Conference USA championship with 3,701 passing yards and 28 TDs last season, is no longer with the program.
Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer
FAU added a commitment from ESPN 300 quarterback Shedeur Sanders, son of Deion Sanders, on Monday.
Florida Atlantic added a big name to its 2021 recruiting class on Monday when ESPN 300 quarterback Shedeur Sanders announced his commitment to the Owls.
Michael Irvin II, who dealt with injuries, disciplinary issues and a position switch at Miami, will play his senior year at FAU.