Fiu Golden Panthers Football

Fiu Golden Panthers Football

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The FIU Panthers is the football team that represents Florida International University in Miami, Florida. The FIU Panthers are a mid-major NCAA FBS college football team in the Sun Belt Conference led by Mario Cristobal and play at the on-campus FIU Stadium.On September 1, 1999, when after several years of contemplating the commencement of a football team, FIU moved a step closer by hiring Don Strock to be FIU's Director of Football Operations. One year later, Don Strock was named Head Coach with plans to lay the foundations for a college football team. QB David Tabor was the first FIU football recruit. In February 2002, FIU found its star QB in highly touted Jamie Burke from Cardinal Mooney High, Sarasota, FL. Burke was the only player to ever throw for over 500 yards in a single game in Florida as well as led the state in touchdown passes in a season with 34. Burke was being recruited by the University of Florida but opted instead for FIU when Steve Spurrier left to coach the Washington Redskins. FIU had everything it needed to begin competing in NCAA Football. FIU was placed in the Division I-AA level as an Independent team.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135929453
  • 9786135929454