FAU receiver Simeon questionable for Lousiana-Lafayette

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Monday, October 16, 2006

BOCA RATON Florida Atlantic's receiving corps is in pain.

Frantz Simeon, FAU's biggest receiving threat, separated his shoulder in Thursday's victory against Southern Utah.

Simeon was listed as questionable by the school for Wednesday's game against Louisiana-Lafayette.

Also, senior receiver Casey McGahee has a sprained ankle.

McGahee and Simeon, the two most experienced receivers on the team, join freshman Cortez Gent, who missed Thursday's game with an ankle injury and is questionable Wednesday, and Chris Bonner, who is sick and hasn't practiced in two days.

"None of this is good," coach Howard Schnellenberger said.

No decision has been made to who will start Wednesday, but freshman receiver Avery Holley, who scored his second touchdown of the season against Southern Utah, took many snaps with the first-team offense in practice Sunday alongside junior Chad Wilkes, who has started three games of the season.

Watch around the nation: The FAU Office of Alumni Relations is planning its first Nationwide Owl Watch Party for the game against Louisiana-Lafayette on Wednesday. Alumni in Philadelphia, Denver, Baltimore, Chicago, New York, Orlando, Atlanta and Austin, Texas, will host watch parties at local sports bars for the game, which is at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN2. For more information visit www.faualumni.org.