2006 Florida Atlantic Owls football team

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2006 Florida Atlantic Owls football
Conference Sun Belt Conference
2006 record 5-7 (4-3 Sun Belt)
Head coach Howard Schnellenberger
Offensive coordinator Gary Nord
Offensive scheme Pro Style
Defensive coordinator Kirk Hoza
Base defense 4-3
Home stadium Lockhart Stadium (20,000, grass)
Seasons
« 2005 2007 »
2006 Sun Belt football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Troy §   6 1         8 5  
Middle Tennessee §   6 1         7 6  
Arkansas State   4 3         6 6  
Florida Atlantic   4 3         5 7  
Louisiana–Lafayette   3 4         6 6  
Louisiana–Monroe   3 4         4 8  
North Texas   2 5         3 9  
FIU   0 7         0 12  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 Florida Atlantic University Owls football team represented Florida Atlantic University in the 2006 college football season. The team was coached by Howard Schnellenberger and played their home games at Lockhart Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The Owls entered their first season as full members of the Sun Belt Conference, and were a bit inexperienced as they headed into the season. There was a serious battle for the starting quarterback position between freshman Rusty Smith and junior Sean Clayton. Throughout the season they split the majority of playing time.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 3:30 PM at #18 Clemson* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC ESPNU L 54-6   78,693
September 9 7:00 PM at Kansas State* Bill Snyder Family Football StadiumManhattan, KS L 45-0   43,953
September 16 7:00 PM at Oklahoma State* Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK L 48-8   42,970
September 23 7:00 PM at South Carolina* Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC PPV L 46-6   70,860
September 30 7:00 PM at Louisiana-Monroe Malone StadiumMonroe, LA ESPN+ W 21-19   14,214
October 12 7:00 PM Southern Utah* Lockhart StadiumFort Lauderdale, FL W 32-7   6,431
October 18 7:30 PM Louisiana-Lafayette Lockhart Stadium • Fort Lauderdale, FL ESPN2 L 6-0   9,827
October 28 4:00 PM Arkansas State Lockhart Stadium • Fort Lauderdale, FL W 29-0   8,129
November 4 3:30 PM at Middle Tennessee Johnny "Red" Floyd StadiumMurfreesboro, TN ESPN+ L 35-14   18,712
November 11 4:00 PM Troy Lockhart Stadium • Fort Lauderdale, FL L 24-17   12,340
November 18 7:00 PM at North Texas Fouts FieldDenton, TX ESPN+ W 17-16   9,806
November 25 7:00 PM Florida International Dolphin StadiumMiami Gardens, FL (Shula Bowl) ESPN+ W 31-0   9,655
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

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