FIU tops Charlotte 42-35, remains in C-USA title hunt
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — James Morgan passed for 268 yards and two touchdowns and Napoleon Maxwell ran for 102 yards and two scores — including a 52-yarder midway through the fourth quarter — to help Florida International hold off Charlotte 42-35 on Saturday.
Morgan breaks program record, FIU beats UTSA 45-7
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — James Morgan threw for three touchdowns, breaking Florida International's single-season record, and the Golden Panthers beat Texas-San Antonio 45-7 on Saturday.
Morgan throws for 2 TDs and FIU runs all over Umass, 63-24
MIAMI (AP) — James Morgan threw for 207 yards and two touchdowns and Shawndarrius Phillips and Napoleon Maxwell each ran for two more scores as Florida International thrashed UMass, 63-24 on Saturday night.
Phillips scored from four-yards out to open the scoring and scored again from 22-yards out to open the second quarter. Morgan threw both of his touchdown passes in the first half as the Golden Panthers built a 42-10 lead by intermission.
FIU sets records in 63-45 win over UMass
MIAMI (AP) — Alex McGough passed for 296 yards and three touchdowns and added 108 rushing yards and another score, and FIU beat UMass 63-45 on Saturday to tie a program record for most wins in a season.
FIU (8-4), which also won eight games in 2011, set a program record with 674 total yards, topping 668 at Troy in 2010. The Golden Panthers gained 379 yards on the ground — with six touchdowns — for the third most rushing yards.
FIU off to its best start, beats Marshall 41-30
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Alex McGough threw a pair of touchdown passes to Thomas Owens as Florida International jumped out early and held on to beat Marshall 41-30 on Saturday.
The Panthers (5-2, 3-1 Conference USA) are off to their best start in school history. It was also their second straight win against the Thundering Herd and their first at Marshall (6-2, 3-1).
UCF routs FIU 61-17, spoiling Butch Davis’ return
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — McKenzie Milton threw for four touchdowns and 360 yards, and Central Florida routed Florida International 61-17 in Thursday night's season opener to spoil coach Butch Davis' return to the field for the first time since 2010.
Milton capped the opening drive with a 22-yard scoring pass to Jordan Atkins, and the Knights capitalized on an interception and a safety to lead 40-10 at halftime.