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Encyclopedia > Florida International Golden Panthers football

The Florida International Golden Panthers are a mid-major college football program located in Miami, Florida. The Golden Panthers began playing in 2002 and have had only one head coach, Don Strock. After competing their first three years as an NCAA Division I-AA independent, the Golden Panthers moved to Division I-A and the Sun Belt Conference. Download high resolution version (900x890, 379 KB)FIU Logo File links The following pages link to this file: Florida International University ... Florida International University (FIU) is a state-run university in Miami-Dade County, Florida, well-known for its, business, hospitality management, creative writing, architecture, and management information systems programs. ... Mid Major is a term mainly used in American college basketball and to a lesser extent college football to describe schools not affiliated with a BCS or other major conference. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... Don Strock (born November 27, 1950 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania) is a college football coach and former player who is the current head coach of the Florida International University football team. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division I is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... Division I is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... The Sun Belt Conference is a college athletic conference that has been affiliated with the NCAAs Division I since 1976. ...

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Head Coach

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The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... Don Strock (born November 27, 1950 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania) is a college football coach and former player who is the current head coach of the Florida International University football team. ...

Stadium

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All-Time Win-Loss Record as of 2006

  • 15-29
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Rivalry Games

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The Shula Bowl is a yearly college football game between FAU and FIU. The games winner receives a traveling trophy, named the Don Shula Award, for a year. ... The Florida Atlantic University Owls are a mid-major Division I-A college football team. ... The University of Miami Hurricanes football team is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and one of the preeminent programs in all of college football. ...

2006 Brawl with the University of Miami Hurricanes

Timeline of brawl (left to right first row, followed by left to right second row): The extra point attempt before the brawl insued; the brawl originating immediately after the extra point attempt; the brawl near its peak; the referee declaring ejections and 15 yard penalty on kickoff

On October 14, 2006, FIU and the University of Miami Hurricanes met for the first time in what was supposed to be the begining of an annual cross-town rivalry game. Nine minutes into the second half the two teams engaged in a brawl involving players form both schools, including one injured FIU player on crutches. The violence later spilled into the stands, where several spectators were arrested and later released without charges. On the field, police officers were hit with bottles from the stands. The University of Miami Hurricanes football team is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and one of the preeminent programs in all of college football. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (874x657, 1156 KB)[edit] Summary Screenshots of Comcast Sports SouthEast television viewed via ESPN web viewer. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (874x657, 1156 KB)[edit] Summary Screenshots of Comcast Sports SouthEast television viewed via ESPN web viewer. ... The University of Miami Hurricanes football team is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and one of the preeminent programs in all of college football. ... Look up rivalry in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


31 players were later punished for the incident, including 13 Miami players and 18 FIU players. 2 FIU players were kicked off the team.

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Notable Players

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References

  • ESPN College Football Encyclopedia: The Complete history of the Game (ISBN 1-4013-3703-1)

 
 

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