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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Ohio Bobcats ended the UAB Blazers magical season. The Bobcats defeated the Blazers, 41-6, on Friday afternoon in the Bahamas Bowl in Nassau, Bahamas.

The Bobcats ended their season with a 9-4 record. The Blazers, who returned with a football program this season after a two-year hiatus, ended their campaign with an 8-5 record.

Ohio Bobcats running back Dorian Brown rushing the ball against the Purdue Boilermakers in 2017 (Getty Images)

Ohio Bobcats running back Dorian Brown rushing the ball against the Purdue Boilermakers in 2017 (Getty Images)

The Blazers are now 0-2 in Bowl games all-time. The Bobcats are now 3-8 all-time in Bowl games.

This is their first Bowl win since defeating the Louisiana-Monroe (ULM) Warhawks, 45-14, in the Independence Bowl on December 28th, 2012.

Bobcats quarterback Nathan Rourke went 12 of 18 for 185 passing yards. He had two touchdowns.

Papi White and DL Knock caught the touchdown receptions.

Dorian Brown had 12 carries for 152 yards and four touchdowns. He also tied a Bahamas Bowl record with the four touchdowns.

Western Michigan running back Jamauri Bogan set the record with four touchdowns in the 2015 Bahamas Bowl against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders.

Julian Ross had six carries for 39 yards. Rourke has three carries for 30 yards.

White had four receptions for 106 yards and a touchdown. Andrew Meyer had six receptions for 50 yards. Troy Mangen had a 24-yard reception and Knock had a two-yard touchdown reception.

Blazers quarterback A.J. Erdely went 24 of 45 for 254 passing yards.

Spencer Brown had 13 carries for 37 yards. James Noble III had five carries for 32 yards and Erdely had five carries for 31 yards.

Ronnie Turner Jr. had four receptions for 67 yards. Andre Wilson had six receptions for 58 yards. Collin Lisa had four receptions for 55 yards.

Blazers kicker Nick Vogel made two field goals.

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