Dukes rush for 406 yards in blowout win over Phoenix
Vad Lee threw for 198 yards and two touchdowns and added 66 more yards on the ground to help lead James Madison to a 51-0 victory over Elon on Saturday in Elon, N.C.
Cardon Johnson finished with 165 yards rushing, and Khalid Abdullah had 75 yards on the ground, with each adding two touchdowns for the Dukes (7-0, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association). As a team the Dukes finished with 406 yards rushing and five touchdowns and held a 604289 advantage in total yards.
James Madison is ranked fifth in the latest Football Championship Subdivision poll.
Daniel Thompson finished with 130 yards passing for the Phoenix (2-5, 1-3).
The game was the first shutout for James Madison since 2008.
COLGATE 17, GEORGETOWN 13: James Holland ran for two touchdowns to help the Raiders hang on at Multi-Sport Field.
Holland finished with 75 yards on 14 carries. Jake Melville was 11-for-23 passing for 190 yards and ran for 80 yards on 14 carries for Colgate (3-4, 2-0 Patriot League). Henry Darmstadter kicked two 37-yard field goals, and Kyle Nolan ran for a 10-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter for the Hoyas (3-4, 1-1).
After Darmstadter made his second field goal with four minutes to play, Holland ran for 26 yards on four carries as part of a nine-play drive to help the Raiders run out the clock.
SOUTH CAROLINA STATE 49, HOWARD 10: Chris Pauling and Darius Leonard each returned intercept ions for scores, and Lynard Jamison had a 91- yard punt return for a touchdown for the Bulldogs in Orangeburg, S.C.
South Carolina State (3-3, 2-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) took a 21-0 lead with 4 minutes 32 seconds left in the first quarter. On the first play from scrimmage, Pauling picked off a pass from Jamie Cunninghamand returned it 42 yards for a score.
The Bison (0-6, 0-4) had just 217 total yards.
RICHMOND 37, RHODE ISLAND 12: Kyle Lauletta threw for a career-high 312 yards and one score and ran for another to lead the Spiders in Kingston, R.I.
Lauletta completed 21 of 30 passes, and Reggie Diggs had nine receptions for 142 yards for the Spiders (5-1, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association).
Richmond jumped to a 13-0 lead and was ahead 20-6 at the half. Lauletta hit Stephon Jacob on a 21-yard scoring strike in the fourth to stretch the lead to 30-6. The Rams fell to 1-6, 1-3.
BOWIE STATE 22, VIRGINIA STATE 19: Kerrick Pollock caught a 12-yard touchdown pass from Nyem Washington with 40 seconds to play to give the Bulldogs (6-1, 4-0 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) the victory over the Spartans (4-3, 2-2) in Ettrick, Va.
SHEPHERD 46, WEST VIRGINIA STATE 17: Jeff Ziemba completed 15 of 26 passes for 215 yards and a pair of touch downs to lead the Rams in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
The Rams are 6-0 overall and in the Mountain East. The Yellow Jackets fell to 4-3 overall and in the conference.
CASTLETON 40, GALLAUDET 0: The Bison (0-5, 0-3 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference) fell behind 20-0 after four possessions in Castleton, Vt.
The Spartans (4-2, 2-1 ECFC) opened the second half with back-to-back touchdowns to put the game away.
SHENANDOAH 34, CATHOLIC 17: T.J. Tutone threw for 351 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions, but it wasn’t enough for the Cardinals against the Hornets in Winchester, Va.
The Cardinals (3-3, 1-2 Old Dominion Athletic Conference) closed to 21-17 on a 12-yard touchdown pass from Tutone to Matt McMahon early in the third quarter. But the Hornets (4-2, 1-2) ended the game with consecutive touchdowns.