DENTON, Texas -- North Texas returned two interceptions for touchdowns in a span of 10 seconds Saturday en route to a 31-17 victory over Florida Atlantic.
Royce Hill picked off a pass from Graham Wilbert and returned it 85 yards for a score with 7:21 remaining in the third quarter. On Florida Atlantic's next play from scrimmage, Wilbert was intercepted again, this time by Steven Ford who returned it 15 yards for a touchdown and a 24-0 North Texas lead.
Lance Dunbar added 105 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Mean Green (2-4, 1-1 Sun Belt).
Alfred Morris had 162 yards rushing for Florida Atlantic (0-5, 0-2), including a 28-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. Wilbert finished with three interceptions while completing 10 of 30 passes for 95 yards.
Former SEC commissioner Mike Slive has died at 77. Few people had a bigger hand in shaping the modern era of college football.
Former SEC commissioner Mike Slive, who led the league to unprecedented success both on and off the field and managed its growth from a regional conference to national giant during his 13-year tenure, died Wednesday at age 77.
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