Florida Atlantic quarterback Javion Posey fumbles the ball after being hit by Massachusetts defensive end Uchenna Ezewike during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Boca Raton, Fla. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Florida Atlantic quarterback Javion Posey fumbles the ball after being hit by Massachusetts defensive end Uchenna Ezewike during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Boca Raton, Fla. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Freshman Javion Posey passed for 203 yards and rushed for a 70-yard touchdown to help Florida Atlantic beat Massachusetts 24-2 on Friday night in the first meeting between the schools.

FAU (5-1) scored the first 21 points before Tanner Davis blocked a punt, resulting in a safety for UMass late in the third quarter. BJ Emmons scored on a 1-yard run and Nick Tronti connected with Brandon Robinson for a 13-yard score. Vladimir Rivas capped the scoring with a 30-yard field goal.

Posey completed 13-of-27 passes and carried it 19 times for 90 yards in his second career start. Last week, he passed for two touchdowns and set a program record for rushing yards (182) in a game by a quarterback.

TJ Chase caught four passes for 79 yards for FAU. David Belvin III and Teja Young each made an interception.

Will Koch, Garrett Dzuro and Andrew Brito each threw a pass for UMass (0-3) — with Koch and Dzuro each throwing an interception.