Singletary, FAU set offense records in 42-25 win over Rice

HOUSTON (AP) Devin Singletary rushed for 252 yards and three touchdowns, setting a school single-game rushing record, Jason Driskel threw two TD passes and Florida Atlantic set a program record for 653 total yards in running away from Rice 42-25 on Saturday.

After romping 66-yards for a fourth-quarter score, Singletary broke Alfred Morris' single-game rushing record of 198 yards, against UAB on Nov. 26, 2011. His 283 all-purpose yards also set a record, besting Anthony Jackson's 231 against Marist in 2001.

FAU outgained Rice 657-440, eclipsing their previous record of 624 total yards, set against UL on Sept. 6, 2008.

FAU (2-7, 1-4 Conference USA) pulled ahead for good 21-14 on Singletary's 13-yard TD run in the second quarter. Singletary and Gregory Howell Jr. each scored on 1-yard runs.

Driskel was 15 of 23 for 317 yards, with a 33-yard TD pass to John Mitchell and an 84-yarder to Henry Bussey III.

Tyler Stehling threw for 254 yards and a TD for Rice (1-8, 0-6).