Kicker Sergio Sroka made a 47-yard field-goal attempt and freshman Austin Taylor put one through from 46, but two more blocked field goals had coach Ron Turner repeating: “We might lead the nation in going for it on fourth down.”
One of the blocks came from 6-8 senior Paul Crawford, who has been moved down to second-team defense the past few days but looks like he will be in the middle of the first-unit field goal-block team. Greg Hickman
• Former FIU wide receiver T.Y. Hilton, now streaking through secondaries for the Indianapolis Colts, is truly old school — he has graduated, finishing work for his Liberal Arts degree over the summer, and deleted his Twitter account.