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Florida Atlantic 52, Florida International 7

Associated Press

MIAMI - Nkosi Perry passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more scores to help Florida Atlantic beat rival Florida International 52-7 for the Owls' sixth consecutive win in the series known as the Shula Bowl.

Perry completed 14 of 22 passes for 122 yards and Larry McCammon had 104 yards rushing on 26 carries for FAU (5-5, 4-2 Conference USA). Johnny Ford, LaJohntay Wester and Willie Taggart Jr. each added a rushing touchdown for the Owls.

Jaylen Wester picked off a pass from FIU's Grayson James on the first play from scrimmage and Perry scored on a 1-yard run to make it 7-0 just 44 seconds in. Perry added a 5-yard TD pass to Je'Quan Burton with 8:46 left in the first quarter and his 3-yard scoring run capped a 13-play, 83-yard drive that made it 21-0 going into the second.

James finished 9-of-26 passing for 56 yards and added 47 yards rushing and a score for FIU (4-6, 2-4). His 28-yard touchdown run made it 24-7 with 10:47 left in the first half.

November 12, 2022


Scoring Summary
First Quarter FlaAtlFIU
FlaAtl TD 14:16 N'Kosi Perry 1 yard TD run (Morgan Suarez Extra Point) 7 0
FlaAtl TD 8:46 Je'Quan Burton 5 yard TD pass from N'Kosi Perry (Morgan Suarez Extra Point) 14 0
FlaAtl TD 1:18 N'Kosi Perry 3 yard TD run (Morgan Suarez Extra Point) 21 0
Second Quarter FlaAtlFIU
FlaAtl FG 14:07 Morgan Suarez 30 yard field goal 24 0
FIU TD 10:47 Grayson James 28 yard TD run (Chase Gabriel Extra Point) 24 7
FlaAtl TD 2:29 Johnny Ford 4 yard TD run (Morgan Suarez Extra Point) 31 7
Third Quarter FlaAtlFIU
FlaAtl TD 8:15 LaJohntay Wester 9 yard TD run (Morgan Suarez Extra Point) 38 7
FlaAtl TD 3:48 Tony Johnson 17 yard TD pass from N'Kosi Perry (Morgan Suarez Extra Point) 45 7
Fourth Quarter FlaAtlFIU
FlaAtl TD 14:50 Willie Taggart Jr. 12 yard TD run (Morgan Suarez Extra Point) 52 7
Team Stats
  Florida Atlantic FIU
First downs 22 14
  Rushing 12 9
  Passing 6 4
  Penalty 4 1
3rd Down Efficiency 7-17, 41% 5-14, 36%
4th down efficiency 2-3, 67% 0-2, 0%
Rushes-Yards 60-281 36-203
Passing Yards 104 74
Return Yards 98 19
Completions-Attempts-Int 14-24-0 11-28-2
Sacks-Yards Lost 0-0 0-0
Punts 4 7
Fumbles Lost 0-0 3-2
Penalties - Yards 6-55 9-86
Florida Atlantic Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
N. Perry 14 22 104 2 0
W. Taggart Jr. 0 2 0 0 0
FIU Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
G. James 9 26 56 0 2
H. Carlson 2 2 18 0 0
Florida Atlantic Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
L. McCammon III 26 104 4.0 0
L. Wester 3 67 22.3 1
Z. Mobley 7 45 6.4 0
J. Ford 11 26 2.4 1
W. Taggart Jr. 4 18 4.5 1
N. Perry 3 16 5.3 2
K. Dean Jr. 1 5 5.0 0
J. Posey 1 5 5.0 0
FIU Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
L. Joseph 11 87 7.9 0
E. Wilson Jr. 7 52 7.4 0
G. James 9 47 5.2 1
K. Owens 2 10 5.0 0
A. Patterson 2 7 3.5 0
H. Carlson 3 6 2.0 0
D. Montiel 1 -1 -1.0 0
Florida Atlantic Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
T. Johnson 2 43 21.5 1
J. Burton 5 42 8.4 1
L. Wester 2 9 4.5 0
L. McCammon III 2 7 3.5 0
J. Ford 1 5 5.0 0
C. Boatwright 1 3 3.0 0
Z. Mobley 1 -5 -5.0 0
FIU Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
T. Chambers 2 28 14.0 0
R. Fairweather 2 20 10.0 0
L. Joseph 3 12 4.0 0
A. Hooker 1 11 11.0 0
J. Miamen 2 10 5.0 0
K. Owens 1 -7 -7.0 0
Florida Atlantic Interceptions
Player Int Yards
R. Mungin 1 23
J. Williams 1 17
FIU Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Florida Atlantic Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
R. Thompson 4 215 53.8
FIU Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
D. Montiel 7 281 40.1
Florida Atlantic Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
L. Wester 1 31 31.0
FIU Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
T. Chambers 2 3 1.5
Florida Atlantic Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Pasley 1 8 8.0
J. Platt 1 19 19.0
FIU Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
E. Wilson Jr. 1 16 16.0
Florida Atlantic Missed FG
Player Length
FIU Missed FG
Player Length




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