FIU has recovered eight fumbles so far this season, putting the Panthers in a tie with Temple and Virginia as national leaders. Their 11 turnovers recorded so far this year ranks sixth. For the entire 2013 season, the Panthers recorded 14 takeaways and four of them came from national turnover leader Southern Mississippi.
▪ The plan remains to give freshman quarterback Alex McGough his fourth consecutive start Saturday.
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