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2017 Schedule
2-1, 1st in C-USA - East
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Old Dominion holds off Albany for 31-17 win

Blake LaRussa threw for 161 yards and connected with Jonathan Duhart on a 55-yard touchdown throw to cement a 31-17 win for Old Dominion over Albany in the season opener for both teams Saturday.

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An absolute dime gives ODU the TD from 55 yards out (0:45)
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Albany defense making an INT look easy (0:28)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

SOURCE: Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder has finalized a new contract with the school through the 2021 season. Wilder receives a raise to $650,000. If he wins at least seven games against FBS opponents, his salary then increases by $25,000 per victory for the remainder of the contract. Wilder also will be able to offer some multiyear deals to his assistants. He is 67-30 in eight seasons at ODU and went 10-3 last fall.

ESPN Stats & Info

C-USA ties for most G5 bowl wins

Southern Miss, Western Kentucky, Louisiana Tech and Old Dominion won bowl games to give Conference USA a 4-3 bowl record. No other Group of 5 conference earned more wins.

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Think bowl games don't mean anything? Think again

Why play in a bowl game that's not part of the College Football Playoff? For plenty of players and coaches, one more chance to play, one more chance to win, is more than enough reason.

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Old Dominion tops Eastern Michigan for first bowl win (0:58)
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Breaking down Old Dominion's first ever bowl game victory (2:01)
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Old Dominion presented with the Popeye's Bahamas Bowl trophy (2:32)
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Old Dominion celebrates first bowl win

ODU takes the final knee and celebrates a 24-20 win over Eastern Michigan in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl by drenching head coach Bobby Wilder as the clock ticks down.

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Old Dominion's head coach Bobby Wilder discusses emotions after Bowl win (1:12)
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Duhart climbs the ladder for TD catch

Old Dominion's Jonathan Duhart jumps up for an impressive go-ahead 5-yard TD catch. ODU now leads Eastern Michigan 24-17 in the fourth quarter of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.

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Old Dominion's Duhart climbs the ladder for TD (1:42)
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Eastern Michigan quickly responds

QB Brogan Roback throws a 5-yard TD pass to John Niupalau, cutting the Eagles' deficit back to three points. Old Dominion leads 17-14 in the third quarter on ESPN.

Team Stats

Passing Yards190.0100th
Rushing Yards132.395th
Points For23.7Tied-102nd
Points Against25.7Tied-73rd

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