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Devon Johnson runs for 272 yards, 4 TDs and No. 23 Marshall beats Florida Atlantic 35-16

  • Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato looks for an open receiver against Florida Atlantic, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 during an NCAA college football game in Huntington, W.Va. (AP Photo/Randy Snyder)

    Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato looks for an open receiver against Florida Atlantic, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 during an NCAA college football game in Huntington, W.Va. (AP Photo/Randy Snyder)  (The Associated Press)

  • Marshall's A.J. Leggett stops Florida Atlantic's Lucky Whitehead following a pass reception, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 during an NCAA college football game in Huntington, W.Va. (AP Photo/Randy Snyder)

    Marshall's A.J. Leggett stops Florida Atlantic's Lucky Whitehead following a pass reception, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 during an NCAA college football game in Huntington, W.Va. (AP Photo/Randy Snyder)  (The Associated Press)

Devon Johnson rushed for a school-record 272 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 23 Marshall to a 35-16 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.

Marshall (8-0, 4-0 Conference USA) overcame its first halftime deficit of the season to extend its home winning streak to 12 games.

Quarterback Rakeem Cato threw the go-ahead score late in the third quarter to extend his Bowl Subdivision record of consecutive games with a TD toss to 40.

Johnson had touchdown runs of 58, 62, 66 and 7 yards. He broke the school record of 262 yards set by Ron Darby in 1988.

Florida Atlantic (3-5, 2-2) fell to 0-5 on the road.