BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Jaquez Johnson threw for three touchdowns and the defense blocked a punt to score another Saturday as Florida Atlantic rolled over New Mexico State 55-10.
Florida Atlantic (5-6, 4-4 Conference USA) racked up 585 yards of total offense, with 256 yards rushing, including Lucky Whitehead's 26-yard scoring run in the first quarter.
Florida Atlantic finished strong, with Jay Warren scoring on a 1-yard run and Johnson connecting with Dorvilus on a 33-yard TD pass in the third. Fortner scored on a 26-yard run and D'Joun Smith on a 1-yarder in the fourth.
Steve Spurrier, the visor-slinging, slick-talking "Head Ball Coach" who is the second-winningest coach in Southeastern Conference history, announced his resignation on Tuesday.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier has been suspended for the year after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance found in a supplement, coach Jim McElwain announced Monday.
Former NFL safety Tyler Sash died from an accidental overdose after mixing two powerful pain medications, and a history of injuries was a contributing factor, a medical examiner said.
Former USC coach Pete Carroll said Monday that he's saddened by Steve Sarkisian's situation and he has reached out to his former assistant.
Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil will be eligible to return to action for the Rebels following Saturday's game against Memphis, sources told ESPN.com on Monday.