Scores

Final

Florida Atl 14

(4-7, 3-4 C-USA)

Middle Tennessee 38

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

3:30 PM ET, November 27, 2010

Floyd Stadium, Murfreesboro, TN

1 2 3 4 T
FAU 7 0 0 714
MTU 7 7 10 1438

Top Performers

Passing: D. Dasher (MTU) - 158 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: P. Tanner (MTU) - 15 CAR, 150 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: L. Jean (FAU) - 8 REC, 100 YDS, 2 TD

Middle Tennessee 38, Florida Atlantic 14

Associated Press

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Dwight Dasher threw for two touchdowns and ran for two as Middle Tennessee defeated Florida Atlantic 38-14 on Saturday.

Dasher was 11 of 15 for 158 yards. The Blue Raiders (5-6, 4-3) also got 150 yards from Phillip Tanner on 15 carries, and Darin Davis returned two interceptions for a total of 101 yards.

After the Owls (4-7, 3-4) took an early lead on Jeff Van Camp's 32-yard pass to Lester Jean, Dasher tied it with a 44-yard toss to Tavarres Jefferson. Dasher's 29-yard pass to Tyler Mason put the Blue Raiders ahead 14-7 at halftime.

Middle Tennessee's opening drive of the second half featured 10 consecutive runs before it ended in a field goal.

The Blue Raiders went ahead 24-7 when Dasher ran it in from the 1 after Davis returned an interception 49 yards. Dasher's 5-yard run early in the fourth quarter made it 31-7 after Davis' 52-yard interception return.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAU
MTU
1st Downs1723
Total Yards256445
Passing201158
Rushing55287
Penalties5-256-51
3rd Down Conversions5-176-13
4th Down Conversions2-20-1
Turnovers31
Possession30:2729:33

Passing Leaders

Florida AtlanticC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Van Camp20/352015.723
Middle TennesseeC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dasher11/1515810.521

Rushing Leaders

Florida AtlanticCARYDSAVGTDLG
Morris19402.1014
Holley12828.0028
Middle TennesseeCARYDSAVGTDLG
Tanner1515010.0144
Dasher15624.1221

Receiving Leaders

Florida AtlanticRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jean810012.5232
Housler34214.0021
Middle TennesseeRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jefferson25125.5144
Blissard44411.0018

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFAUMTU
TD10:52Lester Jean 32 Yd Pass From Jeff Van Camp (Ross Gornall Kick) 70
TD02:33Tavarres Jefferson 44 Yd Pass From Dwight Dasher (Alan Gendreau Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERFAUMTU
TD03:42Tyler Mason 29 Yd Pass From Dwight Dasher (Alan Gendreau Kick) 714
THIRD QUARTERFAUMTU
FG11:18Alan Gendreau 23 Yd 717
TD06:34Dwight Dasher 1 Yd Run (Alan Gendreau Kick) 724
FOURTH QUARTERFAUMTU
TD12:38Dwight Dasher 5 Yd Run (Alan Gendreau Kick) 731
TD10:06Lester Jean 23 Yd Pass From Jeff Van Camp (Ross Gornall Kick) 1431
TD07:59Phillip Tanner 44 Yd Run (Alan Gendreau Kick) 1438