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FIU Golden Panthers Looking for Bowl Eligibility in 2009

Article By on 29th June, 2009

... in 2007, he took one small baby step and they won one game.

To most, one game isn't a lot, but to a program that has only been in existence since 2002 and at the FBS level for four years and a first-year head coach, one win was a good step in the right direction.

The second year under Cristobal, that small step turned into a leap forward as one win turned into five. The offense, which ranked 118th in the nation, turned into 96th. The defense went from 105th to 71st.

FIU is no longer one of the teams the Sun Belt opponents look at as an easy win but rather a team that can win, as they also had a couple near-miss losses.

As for the prospects of the 2009 season, a bowl might not be out of the question, but it isn't any ...

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