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Fall Report: Florida Atlantic

Fall Report

BOCA RATON, Fla. — At some schools, Blake Sanderson may have been gone.

Sanderson said his grade-point average as a Florida Atlantic freshman in 2015 hovered around a sickly 2.0.

His second year with the Owls wasn’t much better – elbow surgery.

Fortunately for Sanderson, he had an ally in FAU coach John McCormack.

“He believed in me through Tommy John surgery,” Sanderson said. “He believed in me even when I wasn’t getting good grades. And he believed in me when I wasn’t very good on the field.

“A bunch of schools would have said, ‘See you later!’ I would[…]


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