Scores

Final

New Mexico St 10

(1-10, 0-5 away)

Florida Atl 55

(5-6, 3-4 C-USA)

3:00 PM ET, November 23, 2013

FAU Football Stadium, Boca Raton, FL

1 2 3 4 T
NMSU 0 7 3 010
FAU 14 14 14 1355

Top Performers

Passing: J. Johnson (FAU) - 321 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Warren (FAU) - 14 CAR, 61 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. McKinney (FAU) - 5 REC, 138 YDS

Florida Atlantic beats New Mexico State 55-10

Associated Press

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.

The Owls led 28-7 at halftime on passes by Johnson of 64 yards to Whitehead and 6 yards to Nexon Dorvilus and on a punt blocked by Randell Johnson that Damian Fortner recovered for a score.

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.

Andrew McDonald scored for the Aggies (1-10) on a 1-yard run and Kawe Johnson added a field goal.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NMSU
FAU
1st Downs1523
Total Yards278585
Passing136329
Rushing142256
Penalties4-357-47
3rd Down Conversions4-166-12
4th Down Conversions0-01-1
Turnovers11
Possession30:2829:32

Passing Leaders

New Mexico StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McDonald13/271365.000
Florida AtlanticC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Johnson15/2232114.631

Rushing Leaders

New Mexico StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hall12746.2016
Morrison10343.4010
Florida AtlanticCARYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson11797.2060
Warren14614.4115

Receiving Leaders

New Mexico StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Franklin45814.5032
Matthews23015.0018
Florida AtlanticRECYDSAVGTDLG
McKinney513827.6048
Whitehead16464.0164

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNMSUFAU
TD10:09Lucky Whitehead 26 Yd Run (Mitch Anderson Kick) 07
TD02:17Damian Fortner 0 Yd Return Of Blocked Punt (Mitch Anderson Kick) 014
SECOND QUARTERNMSUFAU
TD14:48Lucky Whitehead 64 Yd Pass From Jaquez Johnson (Mitch Anderson Kick) 021
TD03:27Nexon Dorvilus 6 Yd Pass From Jaquez Johnson (Mitch Anderson Kick) 028
TD00:31Andrew McDonald 1 Yd Run (Maxwell Johnson Kick) 728
THIRD QUARTERNMSUFAU
TD12:20Jay Warren 1 Yd Run (Mitch Anderson Kick) 735
TD09:45Nexon Dorvilus 33 Yd Pass From Jaquez Johnson (Mitch Anderson Kick) 742
FG05:04Maxwell Johnson 25 Yd 1042
FOURTH QUARTERNMSUFAU
TD10:45Damian Fortner 26 Yd Run (Mitch Anderson Kick) 1049
TD04:39Tony Moore 1 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 1055