BOCA RATON, Fla. - Thursday’s practice was the final practice of the bye week for the Owls, who sit atop the Conference USA East Division standings. The Owls battled through showers for most of practice, restarted after one weather delay, and ended the day following another. Despite the weather interruptions and delays, FAU moved through each of its scheduled drills.
Tickets for the Owls’ next contest, the Homecoming game against North Texas on Oct. 21, can be purchased by calling 1-866-FAU-Owls. The game will air on ESPN West Palm 106.3 with the pregame show beginning at 4 p.m. Ken LaVicka and FAU alum Kris Bartels will have the call. The game also will be broadcasted on ESPN3. Frank Forte will provide the play-by-play and former Owl assistant Fred O’Connor will join Forte with the game’s analysis.
Inside the Owls’ Burrow This week’s Inside the Owls’ Burrow will re-air Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Host Frank Forte will be joined by wide receivers coach Gary Harrell, a ‘pads-off segment’ with defensive lineman Steven Leggett, and 2007 team member Kris Bartels. Here’s a clip from last week’s show featuring 2007 team member Alfred Morris: