Gallery: Florida Atlantic v. Western Kentucky

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Florida Atlantic running back Trey Rodriguez (22) stiff arms Western Kentucky linebacker Nick Holt (10) on a six yard rush to pick up a first down in the first quarter.

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FAU wide receivers Jenson Stoshak (88) and Kalib Woods (81) celebrate after Stoshak scores the first touchdown of the game on a 19 yard pass from Jaquez Johnson (32). Stoshak had four receptions for a total of 101 yards on the day.

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Owsley practices his kick on the sidelines in case he is called in to play.

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FAU wide receiver Henry Bussey (1) runs back a kickoff for 13 yards to the FAU 20. The ensuing drive started from the FAU 35 due to a WKU unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.

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Western Kentucky quarterback Brandon Doughty (12) completes a 44 yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Taywan Taylor (2). Doughty threw for 273 yards on the day.

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Western Kentucky wide receiver Taywan Taylor (2) stretches to catch Doughty’s pass for a touchdown, giving the Hilltoppers their first lead of the day.

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FAU backup quarterback Jason Driskel (16) entered the game to lead the Owls offense in third drive of the game. Driskel completed three out of six passes, and threw for 48 yards against the Hilltoppers.

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Hilltopper defensive back Marcus Ward (8) hits his helmet in frustration after a successful fourth-and-six conversion by Nate Terry (80) on a 24 yard throw from Driskel.

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FAU kicker Greg Joseph (17) scores a 21 yard field goal to finish Driskels five minute sixteen second drive, bringing the score to WKU 14, FAU 13.

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Hilltopper running back Anthony Wales (20) fumbles the ball which Owls defensive back Ocie Rose (1) eventually recovered as called on the field.

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The turnover was later overturned ruling that Wales regained possession after the fumble, giving the Hilltoppers a first down on FAU’s 45 yard line with less than two minutes left of play.

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Owls cornerback Crevon LeBlanc (7) gets in between WKU wide receiver Antwane Grant (3) and the pass intended for him, for an interception that ended the Hilltoppers scoring threat before the close of the half.

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FAU defensive back Herb Miller (10) and linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair (28) take down running back Anthony Wales (20) after a five yard run to the FAU three yard line.

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In a second and goal situation, WKU wide receiver Antwane Grant (3) flicks the ball to wide receiver Nacarius Fant (1) in a trick play that resulted in a touchdown.

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WKU wide receiver Nacarius Fant (1) throws a pass to quarterback Brandon Doughty (12) in a successful trick play to widen their lead to eight points. (28-19)

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Hilltopper running back Anthony Wales (20) throws a stiff arm at a Florida Atlantic defender. Wales ran for 135 yards over 17 carries on the day.