Florida Atlantic at Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee 31, FAU 17

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Logan Kilgore threw two touchdown passes to Anthony Amos and Middle Tennessee dominated the ground game in a 31-17 Sun Belt Conference win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night.

The Blue Raiders (1-1, 1-0) had two 100-yard rushers in a game for the first time since 2009. Freshman Jordan Parker finished with 117 yards on 17 carries and Drayton Calhoun rushed for 104 yards and a touchdown on 14 attempts.

Middle Tennessee amassed 302 of its 480 yards on the ground while the Owls (1-1, 0-1) finished with 96 yards rushing.

Kilgore hit Amos with a 38-yard TD with 16 seconds elapsed in the second quarter, then found him again for a 26-yard score to make it 24-3 with 29 seconds left in the third. Amos finished with a career-high 102 yards on four catches.

Florida Atlantic's Graham Wilbert was 25 of 32 for 260 yards and two touchdowns.

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Scoring Summary
MTSUAnthony Amos 38 yd pass from Logan Kilgore (Carlos Lopez kick)
MTSUKyle Griswould 3 yd run (Carlos Lopez kick)
FAUVinny Zaccario 39 yd FG
MTSUCarlos Lopez 36 yd FG
MTSUAnthony Amos 26 yd pass from Logan Kilgore (Carlos Lopez kick)
FAUDamian Fortner 4 yd pass from Graham Wilbert (Vinny Zaccario kick)
MTSUDrayton Calhoun 29 yd run (Carlos Lopez kick)
FAUByron Hankerson 8 yd pass from Graham Wilbert (Vinny Zaccario kick)
 
Team Stats
 FAUMTSU
First Downs1924
Third Down Efficiency5-116-13
Fourth Down Efficiency0-12-2
Plays-Net Yards60-35669-480
Rushes-Yds28-9655-302
Passing Yds260178
Kick Return Yds11691
Punt Return Yds-109
Passes25-32-010-14-0
Punts4-1573-112
Fumbles-Lost3-22-2
Penalties-Yds2-267-61
Time of Poss.28:331:57
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
FAU: Damian Fortner 13-42, Jonathan Wallace 4-27, Graham Wilbert 8-19, Travis Jones 2-6, Stephen Curtis 1-2
MTSU: Jordan Parker 17-117, Drayton Calhoun 14-104, Jeremiah Bryson 10-56, Reggie Whatley 5-17, Logan Kilgore 3-13, Shaun White 2-1, Kyle Griswould 2-0, Team 2--6
PASSING
FAU: Graham Wilbert 25-32-260-0
MTSU: Logan Kilgore 10-14-178-0
RECEIVING
FAU: William Dukes 6-60, Travis Jones 6-55, Daniel McKinney 5-75, Byron Hankerson 3-48, Damian Fortner 3-21, Jonathan Wallace 2-1
MTSU: Anthony Amos 4-102, Kyle Griswould 2-24, Marcus Henry 2-18, Drayton Calhoun 1-24, Vincent Van Horne 1-10
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
Florida Atlantic4th Conference USA East4-46-6
Middle Tennessee2nd Conference USA East6-28-4