Florida International was unable to contain Damian Fortner on Friday and the result was a 21-6 Week 14 loss against the Owls.
Florida Atlantic won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 28-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 44.5.
Jaquez Johnson completed 10 of 19 pass attempts for 218 yards for the Owls in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Panthers defense.
Silas Spearman rushed for 36 yards for Florida International, while Lamarq Caldwell added 17 yards. Jake Medlock threw for 56 yards for the Golden Panthers, while receivers Jonnu Smith and T.J. Lowder had 44 and 17 yards respectively.
Florida International lost the offensive yardage battle to Florida Atlantic 431-132 yards in Friday's game. Florida Atlantic had more first downs as that total ended up 22-13.
The time of possession battle favored Florida International as their offense was on the field for 29:54, longer than the 28:28 of their opponents.