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Middle Tennessee defeats Florida Atlantic 38-14
Saturday, Nov 27, 2010

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP)—Dwight Dasher threw for two touchdowns and ran for two as Middle Tennessee defeated Florida Atlantic 38-14 on Saturday.

Dasher was 11 of 15 for 158 yards. The Blue Raiders (5-6, 4-3) also got 150 yards from Phillip Tanner on 15 carries, and Darin Davis returned two interceptions for a total of 101 yards.

After the Owls (4-7, 3-4) took an early lead on Jeff Van Camp’s 32-yard pass to Lester Jean, Dasher tied it with a 44-yard toss to Tavarres Jefferson. Dasher’s 29-yard pass to Tyler Mason put the Blue Raiders ahead 14-7 at halftime.

Middle Tennessee’s opening drive of the second half featured 10 consecutive runs before it ended in a field goal.

The Blue Raiders went ahead 24-7 when Dasher ran it in from the 1 after Davis returned an interception 49 yards. Dasher’s 5-yard run early in the fourth quarter made it 31-7 after Davis’ 52-yard interception return.

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 Florida Atlantic
L. Jean L. Jean, WR
8 Rec, 100 yds
2 TDs
 Middle Tenn. St.
D. Dasher D. Dasher, QB
11-15, 158 yds
2 TDs, 1 INT
15 Rush, 62 yds, 2 TDs