FIU takes on Old Dominion in the 2016 season finale Saturday in Norfolk. The Monarchs (8-3, 6-1 Conference USA) are a much-improved team having already three more wins than last season and are headed to a bowl game.
The Panthers had no trouble with the Monarchs last season defeating ODU 41-12 at FIU Stadium. So what happened in Norfolk to spark such a turnaround? Here is Virginian-Pilot ODU beat writer Harry Minium to explain as he answers 5 Questions on Old Dominion. You can follow Harry on Twitter for all ODU football news @Harry_MiniumVP.
1. What's been the story with ODU's great turnaround? They may get the chance to play for the conference title after this weekend.
2. How has QB David Washington improved and what are some of the other strengths of the offense?
3. The ODU defense is second in scoring defense in C-USA. How have they gotten better?
4. Are there areas of concern for ODU's offense and defense, if so what are they?
5. Your thoughts on the FIU/ODU game and prediction?