Lum’s four TD passes lead Lehigh
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Barket also caught two touchdown passes from Chris Lum as the Mountain Hawks (7-1, 2-0 Patriot League), the top passing team in the Football Championship Subdivision, turned to a more balanced attack against the Raiders (4-5, 0-3).
Lehigh amassed 268 yards on the ground to go with Lum's 226 passing yards. Lum, who completed 21 of 29, threw for four touchdowns to increase his FCS-leading total to 30.
The Raiders (4-5, 0-3) got within six, 31-25, with 14:00 to play on a 20-yard run by Nate Eachus. But Lehigh put the game away with touchdowns on its next two possessions, which ended with Lum touchdown passes of 14 yards to Barket and 9 yards to Jake Drwal.
Eachus had 96 yards on 25 carries for Colgate.
No. 5 Appalachian State 24, No. 1 Georgia Southern 21 -- Box Score | Full Recap
BOONE, N.C. -- Jamal Jackson threw for three touchdowns and Appalachian State's defense stood firm in the fourth quarter in a 24-17 victory against previously unbeaten Georgia Southern.
Jackson found Brian Quick for a 15-yard touchdown pass with 9:31 remaining, their second scoring connection of the game. The Mountaineers (6-2, 4-1 Southern Conference) then stopped the Eagles (7-1, 5-1) three times in Appalachian State territory, including once after an interception gave Georgia Southern a first-and-goal at the 9.
The Eagles, who came in ranked first in the Football Championship Subdivision coaches poll and had been averaging 369.7 rushing yards a game -- best in the FCS -- were held to 135 on the ground and 201 yards total offense by Appalachian State.
The Mountaineers, who have won or shared the last six conference titles, avenged last year's 21-14 overtime loss to the Eagles, which ended their 26-game conference winning streak.
No. 3 North Dakota State 27, No. 2 UNI 19 -- Box Score | Full Recap
FARGO, N.D. -- Brock Jensen completed a career-high 22 of 25 passes for 204 yards and a touchdown as North Dakota State took sole possession of first place in the Missouri Valley Conference with a 27-19 victory against Northern Iowa.
D.J. McNorton scored on a 6-yard run and an 8-yard pass for the Bison (8-0, 5-0), who are one of two undefeated teams in the FCS, along with Sam Houston State (8-0). North Dakota State also scored on a 3-yard fumble recovery by Kyle Emanuel.
Northern Iowa (6-2, 5-1), which was averaging 202 yards rushing per game, was held to 53. David Johnson had 16 yards on 10 carries, but caught 10 passes for 114 yards and a TD.
Tirrell Rennie was 20 of 30 for 224 yards, but threw his first interception of the season -- snapping a school-record streak of 171 passes without an interception dating back to last season.
No. 4 Montana State 54, Idaho State 13 -- Box Score | Full Recap
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Cody Kirk rushed for 184 yards and four touchdowns, and Tray Robinson added a career-best 154 yards and two TDs as Montana State remained in first place in the Big Sky Conference with a 54-13 trouncing of Idaho State, spoiling first-year Bengals coach Mike Kramer's return to Bobcat Stadium.
Kirk scored on runs of 2, 1, 72 and 1 yards, and Robinson cashed in from 1 and 34 yards as the Bobcats (8-1 overall, 6-0 Big Sky) rolled to a 37-6 halftime lead and then scored two quick touchdowns in the third quarter before substituting liberally. Elvis Akpla caught a touchdown pass for the eighth consecutive game, a 23-yarder with 8:26 to play in the third quarter to give Montana State a 51-6 lead.
Idaho State fell to 2-7 on the year, including 1-5 in Big Sky play.
Three of Breitenstein's scoring runs came in the first half, when the Terriers (6-2, 4-1 Southern Conference) erased a 14-7 deficit to lead 21-14 at halftime.
Wofford led 35-21 after three quarters when Alvin Scioneaux blocked a punt by the Phoenix (4-5, 2-4) and Qay Bell ran it back 42 yards for a touchdown.
Mitch Allen scored on fourth-quarter runs of 61 yards and 1 yard for the Terriers, who gained 465 of their 478 yards on the ground.
Thomas Harris completed 27 of 35 passes for 342 yards and three touchdowns for Elon, two to Aaron Mellette, who caught nine for 162 yards.
Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, Wofford's career leader in touchdown receptions, had his No. 51 jersey retired at halftime.
No. 7 Sam Houston State 66, Lamar 0 -- Box Score | Full Recap
HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Richard Sincere made a 40-yard run for a touchdown and caught a 77-yard pass for another to help Sam Houston State steamroll Lamar 66-0.
Sincere was one of four players to run for a combined seven touchdowns for the Bearkats (8-0, 5-0 Southland). Tim Flanders led with three, Ryan Wilson ran for two and Keyshawn Hill one. Hill led the game in rushing with 135 yards while Sincere ran for 102. Wilson added a short touchdown catch in the first quarter.
The Bearkats finished with 559 yards on offense and held the Cardinals (3-5, 1-3) to just 98.
Brian Bell completed 5 of 8 passes for 160 yards and two touchdowns for Sam Houston State. Doug Prewitt completed 5 of 15 for 46 yards for Lamar.
Craig Alaniz added a field goal for the Bearkats.
No. 8 Montana 45, Weber State 10 -- Box Score | Full Recap
MISSOULA, Mont. -- Jordan Johnson tied a school record with six touchdown passes -- four of them to Jabin Sambrano -- as Montana defeated Weber State 45-10.
Johnson threw five TDs in the first half to stake Montana (7-2, 6-1 Big Sky) to a 38-3 lead. Johnson left the game early in the third quarter, shortly after connecting with Sambrano for the fourth time on a 25-yard score. Sambrano also caught second-quarter touchdowns of 11, 17 and 8 yards, and finished with seven receptions for 94 yards.
Johnson's other TDs covered 31 yards to Peter Nguyen and 18 yards to Josh Dennard. He was 23 of 32 passing for 299 yards.
Weber State (3-5, 3-2) got its only touchdown on a 2-yard run by C.J. Tuckett with 42 seconds to play in the game.
Trailing 24-21 with 5:51 left in the third quarter, Decker led a six-play, 68-yard drive, capped by his 1-yard TD run.
Decker was 14 of 21 for 257 yards and ran for another 78 on 12 carries.
After Decker put the Wildcats (6-2, 4-1 Colonial Athletic Association) ahead 28-24 late in the third quarter, the Rams drove within field goal range.
Rhode Island's Louis Feinstein, however, missed the 44-yard kick giving it back to the Wildcats. On the ensuing drive New Hampshire kicked a field goal of its own, good for 28 yards by Mike MacArthur for the final margin.
Robert Bentsen led the Rams (2-6, 1-4) with 240 yards, a touchdown and an interception on 20 of 31 passing.
Maine (7-1, 5-0 Colonial Athletic Association) posted its highest point total of the season and has won six consecutive.
Smith passed for 255 yards as the Black Bears amassed 410 yards in total offense. A 33-yard touchdown pass to Maurice McDonald, an 80-yarder to Arthur Williams and a 29-yard run by Smith staked Maine to a 28-6 lead with 4:31 to play in the third quarter.
The two teams traded touchdowns the rest of the way.
Villanova kept up with Maine, statistically, but could not find the end zone when it counted. The Wildcats (1-8, 0-6) had 405 total yards and 19 first downs compared to 18 for Maine. Villanova also won the possession battle by more than three minutes.
Chris Polony passed for 198 yards and three touchdowns for Villanova.
No. 13 Delaware 35, No. 17 Towson 30 -- Box Score | Full Recap
TOWSON, Md. -- Andrew Pierce rushed for 158 yards and three touchdowns as Delaware held on through a scoreless fourth quarter to toppled Towson 35-30 in Colonial Athletic Association action.
The upset handed Towson (6-2, 4-1) its first conference loss.
Trailing 10-0 early, Delaware (5-4, 3-3) regrouped behind Pierce, who carried 34 times for 158 yards and scored on runs of 23, 13 and 5 yards. The last was the game-winner late in the third quarter.
Towson's Terrance West was spectacular too with a career-high 155 yards and four touchdowns.
West scored three times before halftime, including a 46-yard run in the first quarter. Travis Hawkins returned a kickoff 86 yards for a touchdown in the second to put Towson up 22-16. West scored his final touchdown in the third quarter to put Towson up 30-29. But Pierce's touchdown late in the third quarter and a defensive stand near midfield won it.
No. 19 Tennessee Tech 21, No. 13 Jacksonville State 14 -- Box Score | Full Recap
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. -- Dontey Gay broke a tie early in the fourth quarter with a 1-yard run, and Tennessee Tech held on to beat Jacksonville State 21-14.
Tennessee Tech (5-2, 4-1 Ohio Valley Conference) is now tied for first place in the conference with Jacksonville State and Eastern Kentucky.
The Golden Eagles took a 14-7 lead in the third quarter when Adam Urbano scored on a 5-yard run.
Jacksonville State (5-3, 4-1) responded with a 13-play, 70-yard drive that was capped by Coty Blanchard's 13-yard touchdown TD run to tie the game at 14-14 late in the third quarter. But Gay, who also had a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, answered with his go-ahead score for Tennessee Tech with 13:06 left to play.
Tim Benford had four catches for 37 yards, breaking Tennessee Tech's school record in receptions that was previously held by Larry Shipp. Benford now has 197 career catches.
No. 16 Old Dominion 23, No. 10 James Madison 20 -- Box Score | Full Recap
NORFOLK, Va. -- Jarod Brown kicked three second-half field goals, the last with 12:14 remaining, as Old Dominion edged James Madison 23-20 Saturday in the schools' first meeting.
Brown succeeded from 19 and 40 yards in the third quarter and 25 in the fourth for the Monarchs (7-2, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association), a third-year program.
Dae'Quan Scott ran for 12- and 5-yard touchdowns in the first half, when James Madison took a 20-14 lead. But the Dukes lost three offensive linemen before halftime and were held to 76 second-half yards after getting 266 in the first half.
Taylor Heinecke completed 22 of 35 for 236 yards and two first-half touchdowns for Old Dominion. Jace Edwards was 17-of-26 for 239 yards for James Madison.
No. 17 Jackson State 44, Prairie View 14 -- Box Score | Full Recap
SHREVEPORT, La. -- Casey Therriault threw for three touchdowns and ran for three more, leading Jackson State in a 44-14 rout of Prairie View at Independence Stadium.
Therriault accounted for every Jackson State (7-1, 5-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) touchdown in the Shreveport Classic, and finished with 398 passing yards and 56 rushing yards. His 2-yard run, a 41-yard TD pass to Rico Richardson and a 7-yarder to Renty Rollins helped the Tigers to a 24-7 halftime lead.
The Jackson State quarterback also threw an 18-yard touchdown to Richardson and had a pair of 1-yard scoring runs, putting the Tigers up 44-7 midway through the fourth quarter.
Richardson had 87 yards receiving and two scores, Rollins had 90 yards and a score and Marcellos Wilder had 101 yards.
Jonathan Troast led the Panthers (4-4, 4-3) with 130 passing yards, a touchdown and two interceptions.
The Tigers outgained the Panthers 722-263.
Cal Poly 27, No. 19 South Dakota 24 -- Box Score | Full Recap
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- James Langford kicked a 39-yard field goal with 36 seconds left to lift Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo to a 27-24 victory against South Dakota.
After trailing 17-0 at halftime, the Mustangs (5-3, 3-0 Great West) got on the board in the third quarter with a field goal by Langford and a touchdown pass from Andre Broadous to Jake Romanelli.
Early in the fourth quarter, Josh Vander Maten ran for the only touchdown of the half for the Coyotes (5-4, 2-1) to make it 24-10.
Late in the quarter, Broadous ran for two touchdowns less than three minutes apart and then helped the Mustangs drive to within field goal range in the final minute. Broadous finished throwing 13 for 22 for 117 yards.
Dante Warren completed 11 of 16 tries for 183 yards and two touchdowns while Kevin Robb added a field goal for the Coyotes.
Lacy had 38 carries for 189 yards, both career highs, and scored on a 17-yard run to give the Bulldogs a 17-0 lead with 12:39 remaining in the first half.
But it was a special teams play that made the difference for Alabama A&M (6-2, 5-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which has won six games in a row.
Devin Dominguez scored on a 59-yard run for Alabama State to cut the deficit to 20-19 with 10:08 to play in the game. The Bulldogs' Chartavious Keith blocked the extra point attempt by Bobby Wenzig to preserve the win.
Dominguez, who also passed for 206 yards, rushed for 82 and two touchdowns for the Hornets (6-2, 6-1), who still maintain a half-game lead over Alabama A&M and Jackson State in the SWAC East.
No. 23 Harvard 41, Dartmouth 10 -- Box Score | Full Recap
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- A week after passing for 403 yards and five touchdowns, Collier Winters relied on his legs against Dartmouth. The Harvard senior quarterback was one of three Crimson backs who ran for more than 100 yards and two touchdowns apiece in a 41-10 rout.
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Harvard's sixth consecutive win since a season-opening loss at Holy Cross kept the Crimson (6-1, 4-0) undefeated in the Ivy League. Playing a rare night game in Harvard Stadium, the Crimson raised its all-time night record at home to 6-0.
Winters also raised some eyebrows by carrying 15 times for 126 yards and two touchdowns. His first, a 13-yarder in the first quarter, opened the scoring.
Treavor Scales carried 18 times for 139 yards, including two 1-yard scores. Zach Boden ran for touchdowns of 8 and 7 yards while gaining 112 yards.
Dartmouth (2-5, 1-3) lost its eighth consecutive to Harvard, 14th of the last 15.
No. 24 Liberty 27, Presbyterian 20 (2OT) -- Box Score | Full Recap
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Mike Brown threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Chris Summers in the second overtime to give Liberty a 27-20 win against Presbyterian.
On Presbyterian's possession in the second OT, Ryan Singer was sacked by Scott Hyland for a loss of 12 on third-and-10 from the Liberty 11. The game ended when Singer's pass went incomplete on fourth-and-22.
Liberty (6-3, 4-0 Big South Conference) led 13-10 with 1:32 left in regulation. Presbyterian (2-6, 1-2) drove 50 yards on seven plays, capped by Aaron Mayes' 22-yard field goal to send it into overtime with 5 seconds left.
Michael Ruff put the Blue Hose ahead on the first play of overtime with a 25-yard TD run. But the Flames answered on Aldreakis Allen's 3-yard TD run.
Allen had 131 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries.
Singer had 114 yards on 12 of 26 passing and 108 more on 16 carries.
No. 25 North Dakota 27, Northern Colorado 25 -- Box Score | Full Recap
GREELEY, Colo. -- Zeb Miller kicked a career best 54-yard field goal with 1:52 left, lifting North Dakota to a 27-25 victory against struggling Northern Colorado.
Brent Goska completed 18 of 30 passes for 206 yards and a touchdown and ran for a second for North Dakota (5-3).
Miller also had a 41-yard field goal. Ross Brenneman recovered two fumbles for the Sioux, who evened the all-time series at 12-12.
Patrick Walker caught 10 passes, two for touchdowns, and a school and Big Sky record 315 yards for the Bears (0-9).