Nov. 6, 2004
TROY, Ala. (AP) - J.T. McDowell gained 107 yards passing and 62 yards on the ground as Troy defeated Florida Atlantic 24-6 Saturday.
McDowell also caught a 27-yard pass as he accounted for 196 of Troy's 263 total yards in the victory over Florida Atlantic.
Troy (5-4) stopped the Florida Atlantic running game, holding the Owls to minus 12 yards rushing and intercepted two passes.
The only points for Florida Atlantic (6-2) came on 44 and 36-yard field goals by Mark Myers.
Troy trailed 3-0 late in the second quarter, but took a 7-3 halftime lead on 42-yard pass from McDowell to Jason Samples with eight seconds remaining in the half. The Trojans expanded the lead in the third quarter, scoring on a 22-yard field goal by Greg Whibbs and a two-yard run by DeWhitt Betterson.
Leodis McKelvin returned a punt 64-yards for a fourth quarter touchdown to seal the victory for the Trojans.