GAMEDAY College Football

Florida Atlantic 45, Fordham 14

Associated Press

BOCA RATON, Fla. N'Kosi Perry threw for 278 yards and Florida Atlantic added 248 yards on the ground in a 45-14 victory over FCS-member Fordham.

The Owls (2-1) led 14-7 at halftime before erupting with 31 points in the second half.

Perry threw both his touchdown passes in the third quarter. After Fordham drew within 28-14, the Owls scored the game's final 17 points in the fourth.

Tim DeMorat threw two touchdown passes but the Rams (0-3) managed only 237 total yards and 11 first downs. FAU had 549 yards and 32 first downs.

Perry was 27-of-43 passing for the 278 yards and two scores. His primary target was LaJohntay Wester with 10 receptions for 101 yards and a touchdown.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter FordFlaAtl
FlaAtl TD 5:13 N'Kosi Perry 2 yd run (Aaron Shahriari kick) 0 7
Second Quarter FordFlaAtl
Ford TD 11:18 Fotis Kokosioulis 14 yd pass from Tim DeMorat (Nick Leinenweber kick) 7 7
FlaAtl TD 2:28 Larry McCammon III 6 yd run (Aaron Shahriari kick) 7 14
Third Quarter FordFlaAtl
FlaAtl TD 11:29 LaJohntay Wester 25 yd pass from N'Kosi Perry (Aaron Shahriari kick) 7 21
FlaAtl TD 4:12 TJ Chase 17 yd pass from N'Kosi Perry (Aaron Shahriari kick) 7 28
Fourth Quarter FordFlaAtl
Ford TD 9:45 Dequece Carter 48 yd pass from Tim DeMorat (Nick Leinenweber kick) 14 28
FlaAtl TD 7:41 Kelvin Dean Jr. 2 yd run (Aaron Shahriari kick) 14 35
FlaAtl TD 7:25 Teja Young 22 yd interception return (Aaron Shahriari kick) 14 42
FlaAtl FG 2:08 Aaron Shahriari 23 yd FG 14 45
Team Stats
  Fordham Florida Atlantic
First downs 9 32
  Rushing 1 15
  Passing 8 15
  Penalty 0 2
3rd Down Efficiency 1-15, 7% 10-18, 56%
4th down efficiency 0-1, 0% 0-0, -%
Rushes-Yards 18-29 49-246
Passing Yards 208 301
Return Yards 16 120
Completions-Attempts-Int 16-40-2 30-46-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 1--11 0-0
Punts 12 5
Punts-Average 34.6 41.6
Fumbles Lost 0-0 1-1
Penalties - Yards 8-81 9-52
Time of Possession 21:52 35:12
Fordham Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
T. DeMorat 16 40 208 2 2
Florida Atlantic Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
N. Perry 27 43 278 2 0
N. Tronti 3 3 23 0 0
Fordham Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
A. Feria 7 44 6.3 0
F. Kokosioulis 4 4 1.0 0
T. DeMorat 2 -8 -4.0 0
T. Wilson III 5 -11 -2.2 0
Florida Atlantic Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
K. Dean Jr. 9 74 8.2 1
M. Davidson 14 63 4.5 0
L. McCammon III 8 37 4.6 1
N. Perry 6 29 4.8 1
J. Charles 8 26 3.3 0
J. Posey 2 10 5.0 0
N. Tronti 1 9 9.0 0
Fordham Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
D. Carter 3 111 37.0 1
F. Kokosioulis 5 36 7.2 1
M. Wright 1 24 24.0 0
T. Wilson III 3 21 7.0 0
H. El-Zayat 4 16 4.0 0
Florida Atlantic Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
L. Wester 10 101 10.1 1
B. Robinson 5 60 12.0 0
J. Mitchell 3 30 10.0 0
L. McCammon III 2 29 14.5 0
T. Chase 2 23 11.5 1
J. Charles 1 19 19.0 0
W. Wright 2 17 8.5 0
J. Posey 3 11 3.7 0
J. Burton 2 11 5.5 0
Fordham Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Florida Atlantic Interceptions
Player Int Yards
T. Young 1 22
Z. Gilbert 1 3
Fordham Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
J. O'Friel 12 415 34.6
Florida Atlantic Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
M. Hayball 5 208 41.6
Fordham Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Florida Atlantic Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
L. Wester 4 26 6.5
Fordham Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
F. Kokosioulis 1 16 16.0
Florida Atlantic Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
D. Adams 2 64 32.0
J. Charles 1 5 5.0
Fordham Missed FG
Player Length
Florida Atlantic Missed FG
Player Length
A. Shahriari 33




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