BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Graham Wilbert threw for 257 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday and ran for another as Florida Atlantic notched a 37-28 road upset against Western Kentucky.
Wilbert hit wide receiver William Dukes nine times for 104 yards. He also connected with Daniel McKinney four times for 48 yards and two touchdowns, including a 20-yard go-ahead score in the third quarter.
Running back Jonathan Wallace added 68 yards on 23 carries.
FAU (3-7, 2-4 Sun Belt Conference) scored its last touchdown when Keith Reaser intercepted the pitch on a hook-and-ladder play by the Hilltoppers (6-4, 3-3) in the final seconds and returned it 9 yards for a touchdown.
Running back Antonio Andrews amassed 340 all-purpose yards in the loss.
The Owls won despite accumulating 11 penalties, compared to four for Western Kentucky.
The loss was the third in four games for the Hilltoppers, with all three losses coming at home.