var tagtool_search_results = [['FAU Stadium Field to be Named in Honor of Legendary Football Coach Howard Schnellenberger','','MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Metcalf 561-297-3022, lmetcalf@fau.edu FAU Stadium Field to be Named in Honor of Legendary Football Coach Howard Schnellenberger BOCA RATON, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2014) – Howard Schnellenberger built his legendary coaching career and was the driving force that helped Florida...','August 20, 2014 01:22:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=38821','1408555320'], ['Threes a Company at RB for FAU','','By Brian Rowitz Home really is where the heart is when it comes to recruiting. For Coral Gables RB Greg Howell, he thought that getting away from home wouldn’t be that difficult but as the recruiting process moved on he realized he was mistaken. “Being close to home was a big factor. At...','February 5, 2014 08:28:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25621','1391650080'], ['FAU Welcomes Raekwon Williams','','By Brian Rowitz Some in the college football world look at a trip to Bryant-Denny Stadium as one of the more intimidating things in college football. Coach Partridge and FAU have got themselves a young man in Raekwon Williams that is already ready to make the trip to Alabama in 2014. Williams calls...','February 5, 2014 08:02:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25611','1391648520'], ['FAU Finds a Kicker','','By Brian Rowitz If you bring up kicking with FAU football fans you might not get the most pleasant response. The Owls have struggled a lot in the kicking game over the last couple years but might have found their answer to replace departing Kicker Mitch Anderson. Enter Landon Scheer, a Kicker...','February 5, 2014 07:54:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25601','1391648040'], ['FAU Adds Some Size','','By Brian Rowitz Every successful operation has a blueprint, if you ask Taravella Head Coach Dan Marguriet; FAU has got somebody to fit their blueprint in Taravella OL Siffo Pierre. “He’s very athletic, runs very well and technique is terrific” Coach Partridge 1st saw Pierre last...','February 5, 2014 07:46:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25591','1391647560'], ['Andrew Soroh Signs With FAU','','University Release High School: Played for Corey Bell, a current FAU assistant coach, at American High School where he recorded 65 tackles, two interceptions and 10 break-ups as a senior...played in the Dade/Florida all-star game. Personal: Son of Tam and Vixon Soroh...born Feb. 12, 1996 in Miami.','February 5, 2014 07:38:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25581','1391647080'], ['Jake Stoshak With FAU','','University Release High School: Played for David Penland III at University Christian School where he tallied eight interceptions, including five that he returned for a score which was one shy of the national record...as a junior he was named to the 2012 Class 2A All-State team, named first team...','February 5, 2014 07:33:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25571','1391646780'], ['Matt Solt Signs With FAU','','University Release High School: Played for Mark Latsko at Gainesville High School which finished the 2013 season 9-3...invited to the O-D All-American Bowl and the Blue/Grey All-American International Bowl...teammate of fellow FAU signee Byers Hickmon. Personal: Son of Michelle Lewis...born Aug...','February 5, 2014 07:31:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25561','1391646660'], ['Hunter Snyder Signs With FAU','','University Release High School: Played for Coach Bob Hudson at Eastlake High School, a team that finished the regular-season undefeated for the first time in 27 years and advanced to the 7A semi-final game...he recorded 42 tackles, including 42 solo and seven sacks as a senior...also credited with...','February 5, 2014 07:28:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25551','1391646480'], ['Devin Santana Signs With FAU','','University Release High School: Played for Brian Turner at Sickles High School where he recorded 101 tackles, including 15 sacks...credited with forcing five fumbles...named all-county and all-conference...participated in the East/West all-star game...two-sport athlete (football and golf)...member...','February 5, 2014 07:24:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25541','1391646240'], ['Trey Rodriguez Signs With FAU','','University Release High School: Played for Scott Wilson at Mainland High School where he tallied 2,552 yards (9.8 yards per carry).and 25 scores as a senior...tallied more than 8,000 yards during his high school career and found the end zone more than 60 times...earned first team all-state honors...','February 5, 2014 07:22:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25531','1391646120'], ['Byers Hickmon Signs With FAU','','University Release High School : Played for Mark Latsko and James Thompson at Gainesville High School where he led the team in pancakes...played in the Florida North/South and the NVC All-South Classic. Personal: Son of Byers Leon Hickmon and Ruth Tracey Hickman...born June 10, 1996 in Alameda...','February 5, 2014 07:21:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25521','1391646060'], ['Kris Harris Ready to Make An Impact','','By Brian Rowitz Kris Harris was doing his part to try and get himself into a college but it was the work done by FAU that won him over. Harris said he was doing a lot of the calling when it came to schools such as Mississippi St, Western Kentucky, UCF and USF who had expressed interest. When it...','February 5, 2014 07:18:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25511','1391645880'], ['Joe Gold Signs with FAU','','University Release High School: Played for Grant Redhead at South Fort Myers High School where he recorded 102 pancakes as a senior...completed four-year career without allowing a sack...earned all-county, all-area and second team all-state honors. Personal: Son of David and Julie Gold...born Aug...','February 5, 2014 07:06:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25501','1391645160'], ['Partridge Lands a Big One','','By Brian Rowitz When Charlie Partridge was hired the biggest thing that everybody heard about the 1st year Head Coach was that the man can recruit. If one kid signals the recruiting ability of Partridge it might be Cypress Bay DB Marquese Dudley-Gordon. Dudley-Gordon will be headed to FAU despite...','February 5, 2014 07:02:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25491','1391644920'], ['Henry Bussey Makes FAU Official','','By Brian Rowitz “Big things come in small packages” is an overused phrase in football but is something that FAU fans hope to ring true when it comes to Hialeah RB Henry Bussey. Bussey who is listed at 5’9, 170 was one of three running backs to commit to FAU on Signing Day...','February 5, 2014 06:59:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25481','1391644740'], ['FAU Welcomes a Pair of Tight Ends','','By Brian Rowitz One of the 1st things that Coach Partridge did when getting the FAU job was sit down and look at positions of need for the 2014 season. One of those glaring holes comes at the Tight End position. The Owls enter 2014 with just 30 career receptions at the position and all of those...','February 5, 2014 03:27:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25421','1391632020'], ['Josh Kendall Finds a New Family','','By Brian Rowitz Family is a very important part of life, for Lehigh DL Josh Kendall, family is the reason he is headed to Boca Raton. “When I went on my visit, from the 1st time I was hanging out with the players, it reminded me of back here at Lehigh. It made me feel like a family”...','February 5, 2014 03:09:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25401','1391630940'], ['Nicholas Richardson Finds a Home in Boca','','By Brian Rowitz Sometimes you never know where relationships will take you in life, for Carol City DE Nicholas Richardson, one relationship has led to him being in Boca Raton. Richardson who was a one-time Colorado St commit cites his relationship with FAU RB Coach and former University School Head...','February 5, 2014 07:45:00 AM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=25351','1391604300'], ['Jim Tressel on FAU','','The FAU search for a new Head Coach has been ongoing since October as names continue to swirl through Boca Raton. The majority of the names mentioned have one thing in common and that is their connection to Ohio St and FAU AD Pat Chun. Jim Tressel who once led Ohio St to a National Championship was...','December 13, 2013 01:58:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=21591','1386961080'], ['10 Questions with Mustafa Johnson','','By Brian Rowitz Every week during the season, ESPNWestPalm.com will catch up with a different FAU football player to help you get to know them a little better. This week we visit with starting Center and team captain Mustafa Johnson. Favorite NFL Team – “Oakland Raiders, silver and black...','September 4, 2013 04:06:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=13561','1378325160'], ['Spring Practice Day 1','','By Brian Rowitz FAU completed their 1st day of spring practice. Lets take a look at some of the highlights from the day: -watching Jeff Simms in action when it comes to talking to High School coaches and recruits in a joy to watch. You can really tell that the guy is into his job and selling the...','March 19, 2013 02:09:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7781','1363716540'], ['Kalib Woods Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz One of the strongest traits needed from a recruiter is the ability to close. For FAU Coach Carl Pelini he might be able to go the baseball approach and make a call to the bullpen for his closer. If he makes that call then it would be in the form of FAU’s number one Receiver...','February 6, 2013 10:19:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7131','1360207140'], ['Dustin Bowens Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz FAU has had its share of successful tightends throughout the years and they are hoping that the latest in that line officially became an Owl today. Dustin Bowens of Flagler Palm Coast put his name on the dotted line today and is headed to Boca Raton. The 6’4 235 TE is looking...','February 6, 2013 10:06:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7121','1360206360'], ['Owls Add 4 JUCOs','','School Releases: FAU has added the following 4 players from Junior College: Lance Burlingame, 6-4, 280, DT, Fr, Franklin, Mass. (New Bedford/Dean JC) Junior College: Played for Todd Vasey at Dean College where he earned all-conference honors. High School: Played for Dennis Golden at New Bedford...','February 6, 2013 09:53:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7111','1360205580'], ['Marcus Clark Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz 2013 is going to be a new chapter in FAU football as the Owls make the move to Conference USA from the Sun Belt. While Coach Pelini has said he doesn’t have any numerical data on how it impacted recruiting he did say that he and his coaches did in fact use it while on the...','February 6, 2013 09:50:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7101','1360205400'], ['Two to Grayshirt','','By Brian Rowitz FAU fans and coaches wrap up National Signing Day with visions of how the newest signees will perform in an Owls’ uniform. For some commitments though the waiting process before they take the field is a little bit longer than others. Jacksonville-Mandarin WR Kamrin Solomon and...','February 6, 2013 09:39:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7091','1360204740'], ['Jay Warren Commits to FAU','','School Release Jay Warren, 6-0, 195, RB, Fr, Navarre, Fla. (Navarre) High School: Played for Jay Walls at Navarre High School where he earned second team all-state as well as all-area honors as a senior. Warren was named the Big School Player of the Year and the Offensive Player of the Year. He...','February 6, 2013 09:18:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7071','1360203480'], ['Marc Mauro Commits to FAU','','School Release Marc Mauro, 6-1, 195, S, Jr, Bayville, N.Y. (Locust Valley/Nassau CC) Nassau CC: Earned first team junior college All-American honors and was the New England Player of the Year. He finished 2012 fifth in the league with five interceptions and a pass break-up. Mauro led the league in...','February 6, 2013 09:17:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7061','1360203420'], ['Lester Thomas Commits to FAU','','School Release Lester Thomas, 5-10, 165, DB, Fr, Tallahassee, Fla. (Godby) High School: Played for Ronnie Cottrell at Godby High School, which captured the Class 5A state Championship and finished the season 14-1. Thomas earned first team all-conference, 5A all-state and was named to the Big Bend...','February 6, 2013 09:14:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7051','1360203240'], ['Reggie Brown Commits to FAU','','School Release Reggie Brown, 5-11, 170, CB, Fr, Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Jesuit) High School: Played or Matt Thompson at Tampa Jesuit which finished with an 8-3 2012 record and 11-2 in 2011. Brown played in the Hillsborough County All-Star game. The two-time Hillsborough all-county honorable mention...','February 6, 2013 09:11:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7041','1360203060'], ['Phoenix Duo Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz Sometimes it’s not what you do, but who you know. Knowing the right people has brought a couple of Linebackers from prep school in Phoenix, Arizona to Boca Raton, Fl to play for the Owls. Andrew Curtis and Robert Relf out of Phoenix-Brophy Prep sent Letters of Intent to FAU...','February 6, 2013 09:08:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7031','1360202880'], ['Tyler Henderson Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz A little bit of attention goes a long way when it comes to recruiting. The attention paid by the FAU coaching staff to DB Tyler Henderson ultimately brought Henderson to Boca Raton. Henderson committed to the Owls back in August and felt the love immediately. “From the very...','February 6, 2013 08:51:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7021','1360201860'], ['Bobby Mitchell Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz One of the biggest factors of National Signing Day is the word “trust.” Both coaches and players have to trust that the level of interest from both sides is the same on National Signing Day as it is on the 1st day they meet. For some players that trust has to expand to how...','February 6, 2013 08:30:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7011','1360200600'], ['D.J. Juste Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz The Quarterback competition at FAU continues to get more crowded. After Boyd Anderson QB Greg Hankerson committed to the Owls, Port St Lucie QB D.J. Juste joined the crowd as well. The Port St Lucie star was also considering Buffalo and Illinois but decided that the Owls and the...','February 6, 2013 08:08:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=7001','1360199280'], ['Austin Bland Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz For some, the recruiting process is a long process of fun and games, for others it’s something that just needs to get out of the way. Consider Austin Bland one of the guys that would rather just play football and not have to deal with everything else. The St Thomas Aquinas OL...','February 6, 2013 07:40:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=6991','1360197600'], ['Robert Miller Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz First impressions go a long way, for Taravella Safety Robert Miller, his 1st impression of a college visit was enough to get his signature on a National Letter of Intent. Miller who had offers from Indiana and Western Michigan on the table decided the Owls were the right fit after...','February 6, 2013 07:05:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=6981','1360195500'], ['Ronnie Scott Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz So much attention on National Signing Day is spent analyzing the young men that commit to 17 different schools throughout their senior year of High School. For some young men though, making a commitment means just that. Tampa-Chamberlin Athlete Ronnie Scott honored the commitment he...','February 6, 2013 05:14:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=6961','1360188840'], ['Jace Banfell Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz Sometimes you just know when things are right. For Pensacola Catholic OL Jace Banfell he knew that the next four years of his life would be spent in Boca Raton after just one day at FAU. The 6’3 280 lb Guard committed to Coach Pelini and the Owls on the 1st day of his official...','February 6, 2013 02:08:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=6951','1360177680'], ['Gregory Hankerson Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz The spring of 2013 is going to be an interesting one for FAU. With Graham Wilbert graduated, the Owls have a wide open race for the starting QB position. Add Boyd Anderson QB Greg Hankerson to the mix of young men that would like to compete for that job as he officially committed to...','February 6, 2013 01:40:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=6931','1360176000'], ['Trey Hendrickson Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz Where he ends up on the field might still be up in the air but where that field is located was never a question. Apopka TE/DE Trey Hendrickson made things official as he sent his NLI to FAU. Hendrickson caught the eyes of the Owls coaching staff as his team made a run through the...','February 6, 2013 12:42:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=6921','1360172520'], ['Jakobi Smith Commits to FAU','','By Brian Rowitz A little bit of love goes a long way. The Owls continued to beef up their Offensive Line by getting a commitment from Miami Coral Reef OL Jakobi Smith. The 6’3 270 lb big man was only recruited by FAU but Smith said that the Owls “showing a lot of love” pushed him...','February 6, 2013 12:08:00 PM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=6911','1360170480'], ['The Big Board','','The following is the list of commits who have officially become Owls today: (click on a signees name for more info) Jace Banfell - OL - Pensacola Catholic Austin Bland - OL - St Thomas Aquinas Dustin Bowens - TE - Flager-Palm Coast Reggie Brown - DB - Tampa-Jesuit Marcus Clark - DB - North Florida...','February 6, 2013 07:23:00 AM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=6861','1360153380'], ['FAU v Wagner 7:60 Preview','','By Brian Rowitz The Owls open up the 2012 season tonight at home against FCS opponent Wagner. Let’s take a look at 7 things in 60 words or less that Owl fans should be watching for tonight. QB – the big question of the week is who will take that 1st snap of the season for the Owls. Coach...','August 31, 2012 11:32:00 AM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=4061','1346427120'], ['ESPN 760 Announces Expanded Coverage of the Owls','','The new era of Florida Atlantic University athletics is here. And ESPN 760 is boosting its Owls coverage to the next level. ESPN 760 (WEFL-AM), the “flagship station for FAU Athletics”, is proud to ring in Carl Pelini and Pat Chun’s arrival with expanded pre-game radio coverage...','August 31, 2012 07:53:00 AM','/common/more.php?m=49&action=blog&post_id=4051','1346413980'] ];