FIU notebook

No surprises on Panthers’ roster

 

DNEAL@MIAMIHERALD.COM

The first FIU depth chart of the year contained no surprises. Ten positions had a freshman or redshirt freshman listed as the second teamer and cornerback listed freshman Brad Hyman-Muhammad as the starter.

• The betting line on Saturday’s game moved up like the mountain climber in the “Price is Right” Cliff Hangers game. FIU, which opened as a 15-point underdog at most Las Vegas sports books, is now a 21-point underdog as of Monday night.

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