BOCA RATON, Fla. – Senior working again BJ Emmons discovered the tip zone on a 1-yard run on a second effort to cap Florida Atlantic’s first possession on Friday night time, and the Owls by no means appeared again in a win at dwelling 24-2 over nonconferencing Massachusetts.
Emmons, a local of Morganton, completed with eight carries for 25 yards, essentially the most among the many three Owls working backs who mixed for 20 carries. He additionally caught a cross for 5 yards. The landing was the primary in 4 video games this season, and it additionally eclipsed the season’s 100 yards with effort.
Emmons, a member of Reese’s Senior Bowl watch checklist, rushed for 237 yards and 6 touchdowns in 4 full video games final 12 months, however discovered issues more durable in coach Willie Taggart’s first season.
FAU first-year quarterback Javion Posey accomplished 13 of 27 passes for 203 yards and ran 19 instances for 90 yards, together with a 70-yard landing within the first assembly between the colleges to assist safe the Owls ( 5-1, Four-1 C-USA) an undefeated dwelling season.
FAU (5-1) scored the primary 21 factors total as lately demoted backup quarterback Nick Tronti related with Brandon Robinson for a 13-yard landing. TJ Chase caught 4 passes for 79 yards for FAU, and David Belvin III and Teja Younger every made an interception.
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