MIAMI -- T.Y. Hilton returned a punt 97 yards for a score as Florida International routed Florida Atlantic 41-7 on Saturday night.
Hilton's return, among the 31 unanswered points scored by FIU (6-4, 3-3 Sun Belt Conference) in the first half, helped the Panthers defeat the Owls for the first time since 2005 and become bowl eligible for the second year in a row. The win was only their second against Florida Atlantic (0-9, 0-6).
Quarterback Jake Medlock started in place of Wesley Carroll and threw for 135 yards on 18-of-24 passing. He gave the Panthers a 10-0 lead on a 2-yard touchdown run and later threw a 9-yard TD pass to Willis Wright.
Kedrick Rhodes rushed for 122 yards on 16 carries and scored on a 12-yard run with 11:36 left in the second quarter to make the score 17-0.
Alfred Morris led FAU with 110 yards on 21 carries.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban talks about the Tide's improvement and how they're preparing to face the Commodores.
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron breaks down expectations for the Tigers' Week 4 matchup against the Orange.
Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart provides an update on QB Jacob Eason and gives his thoughts on what QB Nick Fitzgerald brings to the matchup.
When the pop star confessed her crush on former Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight on College GameDay in 2014, thus jinxing the Sooners' season, that was it for Baker Mayfield. Since then, he's been Team Taylor.
Mississippi's top receiver A.J. Brown has a sprained MCL in his left knee, but could be ready for the team's game against No. 1 Alabama on Sept. 30. The Rebels are off this weekend.
Tennessee Volunteers coach Butch Jones says linebacker Cortez McDowell and wide receiver Jauan Jennings will miss the rest of the season and that safety Todd Kelly Jr. is out indefinitely.