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FIU Panthers tight end Jonnu Smith given award

The College Football Performance Awards gave sophomore tight end Jonnu Smith its Tight End Performer of the Week honor after Smith caught nine passes for 127 yards, including a 41-yard touchdown in FIU’s 34-3 win over Wagner on Saturday night.

Junior defensive end Michael Wakefield received honorable mention for Defensive Lineman Performer of the Week after recovering two fumbles, causing a fumble, getting a sack and blocking two passes.


FIU’s Sept. 20 home game against Louisville (Fox Sports 1) will start at 3:30 p.m., Conference USA announced Monday.