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Report: FAU’s Thompson out for the year

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CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINA – SEPTEMBER 16: Casey Thompson #11 of the Florida Atlantic Owls walks off the field after an injury in the second quarter of their game against the Clemson Tigers at Memorial Stadium on September 16, 2023 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Eakin Howard/Getty Images)

FAU starting quarterback Casey Thompson tore his ACL Saturday night against Clemson and will miss the remainder of the season according to ESPN’s Pete Thamel.

Thompson, a sixth-year player, was in his first season with the Owls after transferring from Nebraska. Thompson played for FAU coach Tom Herman from 2019-2020 at Texas. Thompson was 50-79 for 509 yards and five touchdowns for FAU. Central Michigan transfer Daniel Richardson who replaced Thompson Saturday night in the loss at Clemson and is expected to take over as FAU’s signal caller. Richardson was 18 of 32 for 120 yards and threw one interception against the Tigers. FAU is on the road this weekend as th Make sure to listen all season long to Owls action on Fox Sports 640 and the Fox Sports 640 app.