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FIU Football: Five Players to Watch in 2020

Less than two weeks remain until the FIU Panthers open their 2020 campaign against Liberty University. For Butch Davis, one of the top tasks will be replacing the production of last season’s leading passer, top-two rushers, top-four receivers and top tackler. Here’s a look at five Panthers who will play a major factor in whether the program can reach it’s fourth consecutive bowl appearance.

While much of the attention has been given to defensive end Alexy Jean-Baptiste for his team-leading 5.5 sacks in nine games, Chris Whittaker is primed for a breakout season.