New Mexico State at Florida Atlantic

Florida Atlantic beats New Mexico State 55-10


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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) 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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Scoring Summary
FAULucky Whitehead 26 yd run (Mitch Anderson kick)
FAUDamian Fortner 0 yd blocked punt return (Mitch Anderson kick)
FAULucky Whitehead 64 yd pass from Jaquez Johnson (Mitch Anderson kick)
FAUNexon Dorvilus 6 yd pass from Jaquez Johnson (Mitch Anderson kick)
NMEXSTAndrew McDonald 1 yd run (Maxwell Johnson kick)
FAUJay Warren 1 yd run (Mitch Anderson kick)
FAUNexon Dorvilus 33 yd pass from Jaquez Johnson (Mitch Anderson kick)
NMEXSTKawe Johnson 25 yd FG
FAUDamian Fortner 26 yd run (Mitch Anderson kick)
FAUTony Moore 1 yd run (missed kick)
 
Team Stats
 NMEXSTFAU
First Downs1523
Third Down Efficiency4-166-12
Fourth Down Efficiency0-01-1
Plays-Net Yards70-27867-585
Rushes-Yds43-14244-256
Passing Yds136329
Kick Return Yds6940
Punt Return Yds1623
Passes13-27-016-23-1
Punts11-4494-189
Fumbles-Lost1-10-0
Penalties-Yds4-357-47
Time of Poss.30:2829:32
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
NMEXST: Xavier Hall 12-74, Germi Morrison 10-34, Andrew McDonald 12-22, King Davis III 7-11, Austin Franklin 1-9, Travaughn Colwell 1--8
FAU: Jaquez Johnson 11-79, Jay Warren 14-61, Damian Fortner 9-54, Greg Hankerson 2-34, Lucky Whitehead 2-23, Tony Moore 4-8, Team 2--3
PASSING
NMEXST: Andrew McDonald 13-27-136-0
FAU: Jaquez Johnson 15-22-321-1, Greg Hankerson 1-1-8-0
RECEIVING
NMEXST: Austin Franklin 4-58, Joseph Matthews 2-30, Adam Shapiro 2-11, Xavier Hall 2-4, Jerrel Brown 1-24, Perris Scoggins 1-5, Germi Morrison 1-4
FAU: Daniel McKinney 5-138, Nexon Dorvilus 4-61, William Dukes 2-24, Jenson Stoshak 2-20, Lucky Whitehead 1-64, DeAndre Richardson 1-14, Robert Lohnes 1-8
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
New Mexico State1st Sun Belt 0-00-0
Florida Atlantic1st Conference USA East0-00-0