Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

FAU defeats SMU

The Florida Atlantic University Owls won the sixth annual Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl on Dec. 21 by a 52-28 score against Southern Methodist University. FAU tied the bowl record with its 52 points and the combined 80 points were the second most in the bowl’s history. FAU quarterback Chris Robison set a Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl record with 27 completions in 37 attempts.

FAU was led by defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer, who was named interim coach after Lane Kiffin became head coach at Ole Miss. The Owls finished the season 11-3, matching the best record in school history, achieved previously in 2017 when they also ended the season with a Boca Raton Bowl victory.

Defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer, who was named interim coach after Lane Kiffin became the head coach at Ole Miss, kneels with the bowl trophy. Standing are the team’s offensive MVP, quarterback Chris Robison; the defensive MVP, linebacker Rashad Smith; and the special teams MVP, punter Matt Hayball​.
The trophy presentation with city of Boca Raton Council Member Andrea O’Rourke, FAU President John Kelly, FAU Defensive Coordinator Glenn Spencer, Cheribundi CEO Mike Hagan, Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl Executive Director Doug Mosley and Palm Beach County Commissioner Robert Weinroth
Boca Raton city council members Andy Thomson, Monica Mayotte and Andrea O’Rourke with FAU President John Kelly, Mayor Scott Singer and city council member Jeremy Rodgers
Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County was among the charities honored on the field. Shown are its president, Randy Nobles, with Rob Jager, Angelo Bianco, Jennifer Jager and Jon Kaye
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