Troy beats Florida International 42-33

Associated Press - October 17, 2009 11:24 PM ET

MIAMI (AP) - Levi Brown threw three touchdown passes and Troy defeated Florida International 42-33 on Saturday night.

The Trojans, who won their fourth straight, had 563 yards of offense, including 391 by Brown.

Brown was 28 for 37 and threw consecutive touchdown passes in a 21-point second quarter for Troy (4-2, 3-0 Sun Belt Conference).

Brown connected with Jerrel Jernigan for 40 yards and the first of 3-straight TDs for the Trojans in the third quarter.

Jernigan finished with 97 yards on five catches.

DuJuan Harris had 86 yards on 18 carries for Troy, who trailed 10-7 before the 21-point outburst.

Florida International (1-5, 1-2) was led by Paul McCall with 257 yards, two touchdowns and an interception on 27 of 48 passing.

McCall threw a 2-yard TD pass to Jason Frierson as time expired to cut Troy's lead to nine.

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