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2017 Football Schedule Announced

Jan. 26, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla. - The 2017 Florida Atlantic University football schedule, the first under the direction of newly hired Lane Kiffin, was announced by the Conference USA office, Thursday.

The 2017 home schedule features two non-conference opponents and four C-USA matchups. The Owls will open the 2017 season at home versus Navy on Saturday, Sept. 2. Two weeks later FAU will play host to Bethune-Cookman on Saturday, Sept. 16.

FAU will open C-USA play at home on Saturday, Sept. 30 and will play host to the 2017 Shula Bowl versus in-state and C-USA rival FIU on Saturday, Nov. 18. It will be Shula Bowl 16.

The Owls will travel to two first-time opponents in 2017 when FAU makes its way to Madison, Wis. to face Wisconsin and will face C-USA member Louisiana Tech in Ruston, La. On Saturday, Nov. 11.

In total, seven of the 12 scheduled teams participated in a 2016 bowl game including three of the six scheduled home opponents. ESPN West Palm 106.3 will air all FAU games live.

Conference USA’s 13th annual Championship Game, pitting the champions of the East and West Divisions, is scheduled for Saturday, December 2.

Deposits for 2017 FAU football season tickets are being accepted. Call 1-866-FAU-Owls or CLICK HERE


  • It is important to note that all games are subject to date changes and some dates are expected to move in the coming weeks in order accommodate national television.
  • Complete 2017 schedule CLICK HERE



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