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Central Florida 40, Florida Atlantic 14

Associated Press

BOCA RATON, Fla. - John Rhys Plumlee passed for 339 yards and a touchdown and ran for 121 yards and two more scores to help UCF rally from an early deficit and beat Florida Atlantic 40-14.

Plumlee completed 25 of 36 passes and scored on runs of 7 and 5 yards, the latter of which gave UCF (2-1) its first lead at 16-14 midway through the second quarter. His 20-yard TD pass to Javon Baker capped the scoring with 7 minutes to play.

Baker finished with seven receptions for 83 yards and Alec Holler added 115 yards on three catches for the Knights. Isaiah Bowser and RJ Harvey scored on third-quarter touchdown runs of 3 and 1 yards, respectively, to make it 30-14 heading into the fourth.

Zuberi Mobley, who finished with 10 carries for 83 yards, gave FAU (2-2) a 7-0 lead when he scored on a 15-yard run just 2 minutes into the game and N'Kosi Perry threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to LaJohntay Wester that made it 14-7 at the end of the first quarter.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter UCFFlaAtl
FlaAtl TD 13:00 Zuberi Mobley 15 yd run (Morgan Suarez kick) 0 7
UCF TD 5:12 John Rhys Plumlee 7 yd run (Colton Boomer kick) 7 7
FlaAtl TD 0:08 LaJohntay Wester 4 yd pass from N'Kosi Perry (Morgan Suarez kick) 7 14
Second Quarter UCFFlaAtl
UCF FG 12:10 Colton Boomer 41 yd FG 10 14
UCF TD 8:03 John Rhys Plumlee 5 yd run (missed kick) 16 14
Third Quarter UCFFlaAtl
UCF TD 9:25 Isaiah Bowser 1 yd run (Colton Boomer kick) 23 14
UCF TD 4:01 RJ Harvey 3 yd run (Colton Boomer kick) 30 14
Fourth Quarter UCFFlaAtl
UCF FG 13:15 Colton Boomer 29 yd FG 33 14
UCF TD 7:00 Javon Baker 20 yd pass from John Rhys Plumlee (Colton Boomer kick) 40 14
Team Stats
  UCF Florida Atlantic
First downs 32 18
  Rushing 11 10
  Passing 17 6
  Penalty 4 2
3rd Down Efficiency 12-18, 67% 5-13, 38%
4th down efficiency 2-2, 100% 0-0, -%
Rushes-Yards 56-314 30-188
Passing Yards 339 108
Return Yards 66 64
Completions-Attempts-Int 25-36-1 13-29-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 1--1 1--7
Punts 1 7
Punts-Average 46 48.3
Fumbles Lost 4-2 2-1
Penalties - Yards 3-30 7-82
Time of Possession 37:05 22:55
UCF Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
J. Plumlee 25 36 339 1 1
Florida Atlantic Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
N. Perry 13 29 108 1 0
UCF Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
J. Plumlee 20 121 6.1 2
J. Richardson 11 79 7.2 0
R. Harvey 8 50 6.3 1
I. Bowser 13 33 2.5 1
R. O'Keefe 2 25 12.5 0
T. Castellanos 1 6 6.0 0
Florida Atlantic Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
L. McCammon III 11 91 8.3 0
Z. Mobley 10 83 8.3 1
L. Wester 1 10 10.0 0
N. Perry 4 5 1.3 0
J. Ford 4 -1 -0.3 0
UCF Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
A. Holler 3 115 38.3 0
J. Baker 7 83 11.9 1
R. O'Keefe 6 74 12.3 0
X. Townsend 6 53 8.8 0
J. Richardson 3 14 4.7 0
Florida Atlantic Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
J. Edrine 2 47 23.5 0
J. Burton 3 19 6.3 0
L. Wester 5 17 3.4 1
J. Ford 1 14 14.0 0
T. Johnson 2 11 5.5 0
UCF Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Florida Atlantic Interceptions
Player Int Yards
D. Toombs II 1 49
UCF Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
M. McCarthy 1 46 46.0
Florida Atlantic Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
R. Thompson 7 338 48.3
UCF Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
X. Townsend 4 26 6.5
Florida Atlantic Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
L. Wester 1 3 3.0
UCF Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
R. O'Keefe 1 25 25.0
J. Richardson 1 15 15.0
Florida Atlantic Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Platt 1 12 12.0
UCF Missed FG
Player Length
Florida Atlantic Missed FG
Player Length
M. Suarez 19




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