2017 FIU Golden Panthers Football Schedule & Analysis
Breaking down and analyzing the 2017 FIU Golden Panthers football schedule
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2017 FIU Golden Panthers Football Schedule Realistic Best Case Scenario
The jacked-up Golden Panthers shock UCF in Orlando in the opener before destroying Alcorn State. After losing at Indiana, the Conference USA wins start coming with wins over Rice and Charlotte to equal last season’s win season before October. A loss at Middle Tennessee and at Marshall hurts, but wins over Tulane and UTSA are followed up by a huge performance against Old Dominion and a rivalry win over FAU.
2017 FIU Golden Panthers Football Schedule Realistic Worst Case Scenario
After getting destroyed by UCF and Indiana, a loss at Rice means a 1-3 start with the pressure on to beat Charlotte. FIU gets by the 49ers, but can’t handle the Tulane option attack and get stunned at home by UTSA, to go along with road losses to Middle Tennessee and Marshall to ensure a losing season. Throw in the loss to the Kiffins at Florida Atlantic, and Year One under Butch Davis is a total clunker.