No. 17 Auburn 45, Florida Atlantic 10: Jeremy Johnson came off the bench to throw for 196 yards and two scores as the host Tigers routed the Owls.
Auburn (6-1) rushed for 421 yards and had 627 yards of total offense to win its fourth straight despite losing starting quarterback Nick Marshall to injury in the second quarter. Cameron Artis-Payne ran for 93 yards and a score, Corey Grant added 75 yards and a score on just seven carries, and Sammie Coates had three catches for 113 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Jaquez Johnson led Florida Atlantic (2-6) with 58 yards and a touchdown on nine carries along with 133 yards passing. Daniel McKinney had five catches for 64 yards.
Auburn jumped out of the gate fast, scoring 21 points in the first quarter on rushing touchdowns by Tre Mason, Grant and Marshall. Johnson had touchdown connections with Coates of 36 and 67 yards around a 43-yard field goal by Cody Parkey to make it 38-0 late in the second quarter.
Johnson scored on a 29-yard run with just over two minutes left in the second quarter to put the Owls on the board, and Mitch Anderson kicked a 31-yard field goal on the first drive of the second half to cut the lead to 28. But the Tigers responded with Artis-Payne's 1-yard touchdown run to seal it.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Marshall suffered an injury to his throwing shoulder and didn't return to the game because of " precautionary measures." … Auburn CB Chris Davis set a personal best and had the Tigers' longest punt return since 1996 with his 70-yard return in the first quarter. … Florida Atlantic LB Freedom Whitfield was carted off the field after making a big hit in the first half but was walking on the sideline with a neck brace on in the fourth quarter.