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2017 Schedule
10-3, 1st in C-USA - East

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

SOURCE: Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder has finalized a new contract with the school through the 2021 season. Wilder receives a raise to $650,000. If he wins at least seven games against FBS opponents, his salary then increases by $25,000 per victory for the remainder of the contract. Wilder also will be able to offer some multiyear deals to his assistants. He is 67-30 in eight seasons at ODU and went 10-3 last fall.

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C-USA ties for most G5 bowl wins

Southern Miss, Western Kentucky, Louisiana Tech and Old Dominion won bowl games to give Conference USA a 4-3 bowl record. No other Group of 5 conference earned more wins.

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Think bowl games don't mean anything? Think again

Why play in a bowl game that's not part of the College Football Playoff? For plenty of players and coaches, one more chance to play, one more chance to win, is more than enough reason.

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Old Dominion tops Eastern Michigan for first bowl win (0:58)
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Breaking down Old Dominion's first ever bowl game victory (2:01)
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Old Dominion presented with the Popeye's Bahamas Bowl trophy (2:32)
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Old Dominion celebrates first bowl win

ODU takes the final knee and celebrates a 24-20 win over Eastern Michigan in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl by drenching head coach Bobby Wilder as the clock ticks down.

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Old Dominion's head coach Bobby Wilder discusses emotions after Bowl win (1:12)
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Duhart climbs the ladder for TD catch

Old Dominion's Jonathan Duhart jumps up for an impressive go-ahead 5-yard TD catch. ODU now leads Eastern Michigan 24-17 in the fourth quarter of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.

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Old Dominion's Duhart climbs the ladder for TD (1:42)
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Eastern Michigan quickly responds

QB Brogan Roback throws a 5-yard TD pass to John Niupalau, cutting the Eagles' deficit back to three points. Old Dominion leads 17-14 in the third quarter on ESPN.

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ODU quarterback shows off mobility

Old Dominion QB David Washington throws on the run to a wide-open Travis Fulgham for a 31-yard TD, extending the Monarchs' lead to 17-7 in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.

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Jeremy Cox leaps over defender

Old Dominion's Jeremy Cox jumps over an Eastern Michigan defender to pick up the first down. ODU later scored on the drive to take a 17-7 lead in the third quarter.

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Eagles finally get on the board

Eastern Michigan QB Brogan Roback throws a 5-yard TD pass to Sergio Bailey II, but the Eagles trail Old Dominion 10-7 in the third quarter of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.

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Old Dominion's head coach Bobby Wilder discusses halftime shutout (0:54)
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Washington escapes pressure, goes deep

Old Dominion QB David Washington avoids the rush before going deep to Zach Pascal for a 47-yard TD pass, extending ODU's lead to 10-0 over Eastern Michigan.

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Old Dominion gets clutch interception

Denzel Williams picks off Eastern Michigan QB Brogan Roback in the end zone for a touchback. ODU leads 3-0 in the second quarter of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.

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Calhoun makes juggling interception

Eastern Michigan's Vince Calhoun shows incredible concentration on a juggling interception in the second quarter of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.