2014 FIU Panthers football team

The 2014 FIU Panthers football team represented Florida International University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by second-year head coach Ron Turner and played their home games at FIU Stadium. They entered their second season as a member of Conference USA, competing in the East Division. They finished the season 4–8, 3–5 in C-USA play to finish in fifth place in the East Division. It was the second year in a row they had been beaten by FCS member Bethune-Cookman.

2014 FIU Panthers football
Florida International University FIU logo.svg
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionEast Division
2014 record4–8 (3–5 C-USA)
Head coachRon Turner (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorSteve Shankweiler (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorJosh Conklin (2nd season)
Base defense4–3 multiple
Home stadiumFIU Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 23 Marshall x$   7 1         13 1  
Middle Tennessee   5 3         6 6  
Western Kentucky   4 4         8 5  
UAB   4 4         6 6  
Old Dominion*   4 4         6 6  
FIU   3 5         4 8  
Florida Atlantic   2 6         3 9  
West Division
Louisiana Tech x   7 1         9 5  
Rice   5 3         8 5  
UTEP   5 3         7 6  
UTSA   3 5         4 8  
North Texas   2 6         4 8  
Southern Miss   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Marshall 26, Louisiana Tech 23
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • * Ineligible for postseason bowl due to transition from FCS
As of 22:24, 20 December 2014 (UTC); Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 307:00 p.m.No. 22 (FCS) Bethune-Cookman*ASNL 12–1414,053
September 66:00 p.m.Wagner*
  • FIU Stadium
  • Miami, FL
W 34–39,981
September 1312:00 p.m.Pittsburgh*
  • FIU Stadium
  • Miami, FL
FS1L 25–4210,147
September 203:30 p.m.Louisville*
  • FIU Stadium
  • Miami, FL
FS1L 3–3410,826
September 273:30 p.m.at UABASNW 34–2016,133
October 27:00 p.m.Florida Atlantic
FSNW 38–1012,544
October 117:00 p.m.at UTSAFCSL 13–1625,318
October 186:00 p.m.No. 25 Marshall 
  • FIU Stadium
  • Miami, FL
ASNL 13–4513,163
November 112:00 p.m.Rice
  • FIU Stadium
  • Miami, FL
ASNL 17–3112,097
November 83:30 p.m.at Old DominionASNL 35–3820,118
November 153:30 p.m.Middle Tennessee
  • FIU Stadium
  • Miami, FL
ASNW 38–2812,917
November 223:30 p.m.at North TexasASNL 14–1714,824
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summariesEdit

Bethune-CookmanEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 7 0 7 14
Panthers 0 6 0 6 12
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–3 2013 Bethune-Cookman, 34–13

WagnerEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 3 0 0 0 3
Panthers 14 13 0 7 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

PittsburghEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Pitt Panthers 0 14 12 16 42
FIU Panthers 16 0 0 9 25
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2010 Pittsburgh, 44–17

LouisvilleEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 7 21 6 0 34
Panthers 0 3 0 0 3
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2013 Louisville, 72–0

UABEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 0 14 10 10 34
Blazers 7 6 0 7 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2013 UAB, 27–24

Florida AtlanticEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 3 7 0 0 10
Panthers 7 7 10 14 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–9 2013 Florida Atlantic, 21–6

UTSAEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 0 10 0 3 13
Roadrunners 0 7 3 6 16
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

MarshallEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#25 Thundering Herd 7 7 10 21 45
Panthers 7 0 0 6 13
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2013 Marshall, 48–10

RiceEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 17 7 0 7 31
Panthers 7 10 0 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Old DominionEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 7 3 17 8 35
Monarchs 7 14 7 10 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Middle TennesseeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 14 7 7 0 28
Panthers 3 14 21 0 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–6 2013 Middle Tennessee, 48–0

North TexasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 7 7 0 0 14
Mean Green 14 0 3 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–2 2011 Florida International, 41–16

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 Florida International Panthers Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved February 3, 2014.