Aug. 12, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University football team wrapped up its two-a-days on Monday and returned to a regular practice day on Tuesday.
Wide receiver Marcus Cunningham made two spectacular catches on passes from Jaquez Johnson. Cunningham climbed the ladder and reached behind a defender for the first, then made a sliding catch on the next play.
FAU football will open the 2014 season on Saturday, Aug. 30 at the University of Nebraska, with the game broadcast on the Big Ten Network. The Owls home season will kick-off on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. versus Tulsa at FAU Stadium, which will be televised by Fox College Sports.
The Owls will host the "2014 Red Hot Meet and Greet" on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 1 p.m. at the Delray Hyundai Deck of FAU Stadium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. The event is free and open to the public. Fans are to enter the stadium through Gate 6, the northwest corner, where they will receive free posters and other giveaways, beginning at 12:45 p.m. There will be a cash bar available and the Fan Shop on the Hyundai Deck will be open during the event.
FAU game day host Andrea Ocampo will emcee the event, which also includes the opportunity to take photos with players and receive autographs. As a reminder, NCAA Bylaw 188.8.131.52 prohibits student-athletes from accepting any benefit or payment, for the use of his or her name or picture to advertise, recommend or promote the sale or use of commercial product, service, or item. Attendees may not pay, or provide a benefit to, student-athletes in exchange for any student-athlete autographs.