Florida Atlantic Owls

Saturday's local interest college football: ODU gains eighth win as QB Washington carves up FAU; Abdullah, No. 4 JMU finish unbeaten CAA season

Old Dominion (8-3, 6-1 Conference USA) added a notch to its landmark season Saturday night, beating Florida Atlantic 42-24 in Boca Raton behind a career-best game from David Washington.

He was 26 of 36 for 416 yards with five touchdowns. And, continuing a year-long them, ODU did not commit a turnover.

The Monarchs, who rallied from a 21-10 deficit, avenged the season-ending loss a year ago that kept them from being bowl-eligible. They are now high in the C-USA bowl pecking order.

James Madison 63, Elon 14: Cole Johnson, a freshman from Virginia Beach, threw for two touchdowns in Harrisonburg as JMU completed an unbeaten Colonial Athletic Association...