EL PASO (AP) — Nathan Jeffery rushed for 130 yards and two touchdowns to lead UTEP to a 33-10 victory over Florida International on Saturday.
Jeffery had a 1-yard TD with 38 seconds left in the first half and capped the scoring with a 54-yard run in the fourth quarter.READ MORE: South Florida Family Encourages Booster Shots After Vaccinated Relative Dies Of COVID-19
The Miners (2-8, 1-5 Conference USA) had a season-high 327 yards rushing and snapped a seven-game losing streak. Blaire Sullivan had eight carries for 104 yards, including a 56-yard scamper.READ MORE: 'Unacceptable,' South Florida Haitian Leaders Outraged Over What Happened In Del Rio, Texas
Running back Lamarq Caldwell threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to T.J. Lowder in the second quarter for FIU (1-9, 1-5). Caldwell also had 95 yards on 20 carries.
UTEP recorded a safety and Mack Leftwich tossed a 64-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Leslie to help the Miners open a 26-7 lead in the third quarter.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 53,000 In Florida
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