COL FB: Alabama 40, Florida Atlantic 7

Sept. 22, 2012 at 8:10 PM

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- AJ McCarron fired a trio of touchdown passes and top-ranked Alabama showcased a superior defense Saturday in its 40-7 romp over Florida Atlantic.

McCarron finished with 212 yards on 15-of-25 passing efficiency for Alabama (4-0).

On defense, the Crimson Tide stifled the Owls, holding them to just six first downs and 110 yards of total offense.

Graham Wilbert completed 7-of-13 passes for Florida Atlantic (1-3) for just 34 yards and a 6-yard TD pass to Alex Deleon in the fourth quarter.

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