MONROE, La. -- Kolton Browning returned from a foot injury to throw for 324 yards and three touchdowns as Louisiana-Monroe defeated North Texas 42-16 Saturday to earn its first winning season as a Football Bowl Subdivision team.
Browning completed 25 of 34 passes for the Warhawks (7-4, 5-2 Sun Belt Conference), whose record is the program's best since going 9-3 in 1993.
Wide receiver Je'Ron Hamm caught seven of Browning's passes for a career-high 119 yards, including fourth-quarter touchdowns of 24 and 61 yards that stretched the lead to 35-10.
Brent Leonard had eight catches for 93 yards and a touchdown for the Warhawks, who had lost their previous two games after winning five straight.
The teams combined for 985 yards total offense.
Jacoby Brissett pass complete to David J. Grinnage for 16 yds for a TD
Christian Hackenberg pass complete to Chris Godwin for 8 yds for a TD
On Saturday, a who's who list of big-name coaches celebrated in their locker rooms by doing the latest dance craze.
Greg Joseph's two fourth-quarter field goals -- including the 29-yard game-winner -- saved Florida Atlantic as it rallied to beat Old Dominion 33-31 on Saturday.
Aaron Medley 47 yd FG GOOD
Andrew Allen pass complete to Jordan Bergstrom for 12 yds for a TD