Owls storm past Blue Raiders

Owls storm past Blue Raiders

The FAU Owls scored 17 points in the second half on Saturday, securing a 27-14 season-opening win over the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders.

The Owls covered the 2.5-point spread at home, but the 41 points were UNDER the posted total of 43.

Rusty Smith threw for 195 yards and two touchdowns, while completing 12-of-26 pass attempts for the Owls.

Desmond Gee and Michael Cannon each scored touchdowns for the Blue Raiders, who had four turnovers in the loss.