ODU beats FAU 31-28 on Ziffer game-winning kick

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke threw for three touchdowns and Satchel Ziffer kicked the game-winning field goal Saturday to lift Old Dominion over Florida Atlantic University 31-28.

 

Ray Lawry ran 68 yards for a score and gained 201 yards on 23 carries for the Monarchs (6-6, 4-4 Conference USA), who’ve won all four conference games as time expired.

Heinicke was 31 of 48 for 275 yards, with an interception and touchdown passes of 3 yards and 12 yards to Antonio Vaughan and 2 yards to Zach Pascal.

With the game tied at 28 late in the fourth quarter, Heinicke put together a 16-play, 57-yard drive to the FAU 11 and Ziffer kicked the field goal with 2 seconds to play.

Jacquez Johnson was 9 of 19 for 133 yards for FAU (3-9, 2-6), and gained 71 yards on 10 carries, including an 11-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter to tie it at 28. Tony Moore scored on a 1-yard run and Lucky Whitehead returned a punt 73 yards for a

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