BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Mike DiLiello ran for one touchdown and passed for another and Middle Tennessee scored 24 unanswered points to earn a 27-17 come-from-behind win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday to become bowl eligible.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Bailey Zappe passed for 470 yards and six touchdowns as Western Kentucky rolled to a 52-17 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.
The Hilltoppers (7-4, 6-1 Conference USA) lead the East Division and travel to play second-place Marshall in the regular-season finale next Saturday.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nick Rice kicked three second-half field goals and Old Dominion scored on two first-half safeties en route to a 30-16 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.
With the Owls up 3-0 in the first quarter, Marcus Haynes sacked N'Kosi Perry in the end zone for a first-quarter safety.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Jayden Harrison returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a score and Rasheen Ali ran for two third-quarter touchdowns as Marshall rallied to beat Florida Atlantic 28-13 in Conference USA play on Saturday.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Johnny Ford ran for a 27-yard touchdown in the first quarter and James Charles scored on a short run in the fourth to give Florida Atlantic an 18-point lead, and the Owls held off a late UTEP comeback attempt to earn a 28-25 win on Saturday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — N’Kosi Perry set up three touchdowns on as many drives in a breakaway third quarter and Florida Atlantic held Charlotte scoreless for all of the second half for a 38-9 victory Thursday night, just hours after each university announced it will be leaving Conference USA.
A glance at the American Athletic Conference's six new members:
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Dylan Hopkins threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran for a third and Grayson Cash returned an interception 100 yards for a score to lead Alabama-Birmingham past Florida Atlantic, 31-14 in a Conference USA battle on Saturday.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — N'Kosi Perry passed for 329 yards and three touchdowns and Florida Atlantic rolled up 704 yards total offense in a 58-21 victory over Florida International in a Conference USA opener on Saturday.
Air Force's Haaziq Daniels didn't just break the longest run of the weekend when he went 94 yards for a touchdown against Florida Atlantic.
It was the longest by a Football Bowl Subdivision quarterback in 18 years.
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Haaziq Daniels ran for two early touchdowns, including a 94-yard jaunt, and Air Force scored the game's first 24 points in a 31-7 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — N'Kosi Perry threw for 278 yards and Florida Atlantic added 248 yards on the ground in a 45-14 victory over FCS-member Fordham on Saturday night.
The Owls (2-1) led 14-7 at halftime before erupting with 31 points in the second half.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — N’Kosi Perry threw four touchdown passes including three in the third quarter when Florida Atlantic broke the game open as the Owls defeated Georgia Southern 38-6 on Saturday.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Zach Carter might have an easier time replicating his season-opening performance than filling ticket requests for No. 13 Florida’s next game.
The fifth-year senior and Tampa native is pleading with teammates to help him land enough passes for his homecoming against South Florida (0-1) on Saturday.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen insists he has no quarterback controversy: Emory Jones is the starter, and Anthony Richardson remains the backup following a 35-14 victory against Florida Atlantic on Saturday night in which one clearly outplayed the other.
Florida Atlantic (0-0) at No. 13 Florida (0-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (SEC Network).
Line: Florida by 23 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s defense was historically bad last season, so dreadful at times that fans were clamoring to fire everyone.
The Gators allowed 30.8 points a game, the school’s most in more than a hundred years, and were equally ineffective against the run and the pass.
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GAMES OF THE WEEK
Two high-level SEC-ACC matchups start the season with No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 14 Miami in Atlanta and No.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rice was offended when Marshall's offense stayed on the field on fourth down inside the Owls' 30-yard line on the first series of the game...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Lane Kiffin was watching his now-former Florida Atlantic team play from elsewhere...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Lane Kiffin is back in the SEC, taking over at Ole Miss.
Kiffin and the Rebels made the announcement Saturday after Florida Atlantic defeated UAB in the Conference USA championship game, the Owls’ second league title in his three seasons...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and top-ranked Clemson beat nemesis Syracuse 41-6 on Saturday night.
Clemson (3-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) has won 18 straight games, a school record and the longest streak in the nation.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Pressed into duty, Central Florida freshman quarterback Dillon Gabriel played well enough to beat Florida Atlantic, and perhaps even well enough to keep the starting job...
The wrong Lane.
That's where Florida Atlantic University spent the entire game during a 31-7 loss to Marshall University Saturday afternoon at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
BOCA RATON, Fla. — Under Marshall University football head coach Doc Holliday, special teams are given added importance.
Holliday doesn't just expect his team to win the special teams battle, he expects the Thundering Herd to dominate the special teams play.
Struggling Litton shoulders the blame
BOCA RATON, Fla. — As Marshall University quarterback Chase Litton spoke to media Friday following Florida Atlantic's 30-25 football defeat of the Thundering Herd, there were times he'd look overtop the reporters.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Devin Singletary rushed for three touchdowns and Florida Atlantic finished with a Conference USA-record 804 yards in a 69-31 downing of North Texas on Saturday night.
The Owls (4-3, 3-0) scored on their first 11 drives, including nine touchdowns.
Seven days before Clemson and Alabama will square off in Tampa for a rematch of last year’s national title game, Alabama has announced a major change to its coaching plan.
Lane Kiffin, the school’s offensive coordinator who was named the head coach at Florida Atlantic in December, will not coach in the national championship game, Alabama announced Monday.
Florida Atlantic coach Charlie Partridge expects his team to overcome the loss to Miami.
The Owls better - they have a tough game at Big 12 member Kansas State on Saturday.