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Florida Atlantic beats Louisiana-Lafayette 51-29

Oct 25, 2009 - 12:50 AM LAFAYETTE, La.(AP) -- Rusty Smith threw for four touchdowns and Florida Atlantic rolled up a school-record 624 yards total offense in defeating Louisiana-Lafayette 51-29 Saturday night.

Smith passed for a season-high 359 yards and connected with Chris Bonner for touchdowns of 70 and 64 yards, the second coming late in the third quarter after the Ragin' Cajuns had cut the margin to 34-29 on quarterback Brad McGuire's third touchdown run.

Florida Atlantic (2-4, 2-1 Sun Belt Conference) scored on six of its last seven possessions and ended the game with 17 unanswered points. Alfred Morris capped the scoring with a 47-yard touchdown run to finish with 181 yards.

Smith also had scoring passes of 20 yards to Lester Jean and 7 yards to James Harmon.

McGuire, who alternated with Chris Masson at quarterback for the Ragin' Cajuns (4-3, 2-1), scored on runs of 1, 9 and 10 yards.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 13 14 10 51
    UL LAFAYETTE 14 2 13 0 29 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FLA ATLANTIC - TD, CHRIS BONNER 70 YD
    PASS FROM RUSTY SMITH (ROSS
    GORNALL KICK), 1:19. FLA
    ATLANTIC 7-0
    UL LAFAYETTE - TD, MARLIN MILLER 14 YD
    PASS FROM CHRIS MASSON (TYLER
    ALBRECHT KICK), 2:57. UL
    LAFAYET

    Oct 24 8:10 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FLA ATLANTIC
    ALFRED MORRIS 47 YD RUN
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK)
    FLA ATLANTIC 51
    UL LAFAYETTE 29 2:48 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Florida Atlantic 51, Louisiana-Lafayette 29  4th - 2:48Oct 24 8:05 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG FLA ATLANTIC
    ROSS GORNALL 19 YD
    FLA ATLANTIC 44
    UL LAFAYETTE 29 5:06 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Florida Atlantic 44, Louisiana-Lafayette 29  4th - 5:06Oct 24 7:55 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 13 14 41
    UL LAFAYETTE 14 2 13 29 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FLA ATLANTIC - TD, CHRIS BONNER 70 YD
    PASS FROM RUSTY SMITH (ROSS
    GORNALL KICK), 1:19. FLA
    ATLANTIC 7-0
    UL LAFAYETTE - TD, MARLIN MILLER 14 YD
    PASS FROM CHRIS MASSON (TYLER
    ALBRECHT KICK), 2:

    Oct 24 7:35 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FLA ATLANTIC
    CHRIS BONNER 64 YD PASS FROM RUSTY SMITH
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK)
    FLA ATLANTIC 41
    UL LAFAYETTE 29 2:57 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Florida Atlantic 41, Louisiana-Lafayette 29  3rd - 2:57Oct 24 7:25 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD UL LAFAYETTE
    BRAD MCGUIRE 1 YD RUN
    (TYLER ALBRECHT KICK)
    FLA ATLANTIC 34
    UL LAFAYETTE 29 3:12 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Florida Atlantic 34, Louisiana-Lafayette 29  3rd - 3:12Oct 24 7:25 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FLA ATLANTIC
    WILLIE ROSE 14 YD RUN
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK)
    FLA ATLANTIC 34
    UL LAFAYETTE 22 8:11 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Florida Atlantic 34, Louisiana-Lafayette 22  3rd - 8:11Oct 24 7:10 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD UL LAFAYETTE
    BRAD MCGUIRE 10 YD RUN
    (TWO-POINT RUN CONVERSION FAILED)
    FLA ATLANTIC 27
    UL LAFAYETTE 22 10:38 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Florida Atlantic 27, Louisiana-Lafayette 22  3rd - 10:38Oct 24 7:04 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 13 27
    UL LAFAYETTE 14 2 16 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FLA ATLANTIC - TD, CHRIS BONNER 70 YD
    PASS FROM RUSTY SMITH (ROSS
    GORNALL KICK), 1:19. FLA
    ATLANTIC 7-0
    UL LAFAYETTE - TD, MARLIN MILLER 14 YD
    PASS FROM CHRIS MASSON (TYLER
    ALBRECHT KICK), 2:57. UL
    L

    Oct 24 6:54 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FLA ATLANTIC
    JASON HARMON 7 YD PASS FROM RUSTY SMITH
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK)
    FLA ATLANTIC 27
    UL LAFAYETTE 16 6:51 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Florida Atlantic 27, Louisiana-Lafayette 16  2nd - 6:51Oct 24 6:14 PM


  • NCAAF
    UL LAFAYETTE - TWO-POINT DEFENSIVE CONVERSION
    DWIGHT BENTLEY 0 YD OFF A BLOCKED EXTRA POINT
    FLA ATLANTIC 20
    UL LAFAYETTE 16 11:19 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Florida Atlantic 20, Louisiana-Lafayette 16  2nd - 11:19Oct 24 6:04 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FLA ATLANTIC
    ALFRED MORRIS 17 YD RUN
    (PAT BLOCKED)
    FLA ATLANTIC 20
    UL LAFAYETTE 14 11:19 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Florida Atlantic 20, Louisiana-Lafayette 14  2nd - 11:19Oct 24 5:59 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FLA ATLANTIC 14 14
    UL LAFAYETTE 14 14 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: FLA ATLANTIC - TD, CHRIS BONNER 70 YD
    PASS FROM RUSTY SMITH (ROSS
    GORNALL KICK), 1:19. FLA
    ATLANTIC 7-0
    UL LAFAYETTE - TD, MARLIN MILLER 14 YD
    PASS FROM CHRIS MASSON (TYLER
    ALBRECHT KICK), 2:

    Oct 24 5:44 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD UL LAFAYETTE
    BRAD MCGUIRE 9 YD RUN
    (TYLER ALBRECHT KICK)
    FLA ATLANTIC 14
    UL LAFAYETTE 14 0:24 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Florida Atlantic 14, Louisiana-Lafayette 14  1st - 0:24Oct 24 5:44 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FLA ATLANTIC
    LESTER JEAN 20 YD PASS FROM RUSTY SMITH
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK)
    FLA ATLANTIC 14
    UL LAFAYETTE 7 6:51 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Florida Atlantic 14, Louisiana-Lafayette 7  1st - 6:51Oct 24 5:29 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD UL LAFAYETTE
    MARLIN MILLER 14 YD PASS FROM CHRIS MASSON
    (TYLER ALBRECHT KICK)
    FLA ATLANTIC 7
    UL LAFAYETTE 7 12:03 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Florida Atlantic 7, Louisiana-Lafayette 7  1st - 12:03Oct 24 5:19 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FLA ATLANTIC
    CHRIS BONNER 70 YD PASS FROM RUSTY SMITH
    (ROSS GORNALL KICK)
    FLA ATLANTIC 7
    UL LAFAYETTE 0 13:41 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Florida Atlantic 7, Louisiana-Lafayette 0  1st - 13:41Oct 24 5:14 PM