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.
Sources: FAU quarterback Casey Thompson tore his ACL in the loss to Clemson on Saturday and will miss the rest of the season. Thompson is a transfer from Nebraska and Texas and is in his sixth season of college football. FAU plays at Illinois this week. pic.twitter.com/t3eQvLUudF
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) September 18, 2023
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.