Morgan State romps to 1st win of season
Morgan State earned its first win of the season, handing first-year coach Tyrone Wheatley his first victory as well, in a 34-3 rout of visiting Delaware State.
Josh Chase rushed for touchdowns of 33 and 9 yards and Manasseh Bailey caught a 26-yard touchdown pass from DeAndre Harris in the first half to help the Bears (1-5, 1-2 Mideastern Athletic Conference) sprint to a 21-0 lead.
Chase finished with 116 yards rushing on 19 carries and Bailey had six receptions for 106 yards. Jordan Cofield added four catches for 50 yards and a touchdown for Morgan, while Harris finished 11 of 19 passing with two TDs.
The Bears defense held the Hornets (1-5, 0-4 MEAC) to a 37-yard field goal 296 total yards. Ian McBorrough made seven tackles and Simeon Gatling and Marquise Thorn each had five tackles for the Bears.
Albany 38, No. 9 Towson 21: Karl Mofor ran for a pair of touchdowns and Jeff Undercuffler passed for two more and Albany knocked off host Towson, scoring 14 points off turnovers and taking down a top-10 foe for the third straight season.
Towson, ranked No. 9 in the FCS polls and a Top 10 team for the sixth straight week, was held to 280 yards of offense, including 93 rushing.
Undercuffler, a redshirt freshman, now has 20 touchdown passes. He was second in that category in the FCS and topped the Colonial Athletic Association.
Mofor, with 130 yards, capped an 87-yard game-opening drive with a TD from the 2. Undercuffler hit Donovan McDonald with a 36-yarder for a 14-7 lead and Dylan Burns sent the Great Danes (4-3, 2-1) into halftime ahead 17-14.
Undercuffler and Mofor sealed the win in the third quarter when Undercuffler found LJ Wesneski with a 16-yard score and Mofor capped a 93-yard drive with his 19-yard score. The consecutive TDs gave Albany a 31-14 lead.
Tom Flacco threw for 187 yards and two touchdowns for Towson (3-3, 1-2) but was sacked four times. Darian Street and Ryan Rutkowski had receiving scores.
Bowie State 64, Chowan 17: Ja’rome Johnson rushed for 193 and accounted for six touchdowns to power Bowie State (6-0, 3-0 CIAA) to a rout. Johnson rushed for three scores and threw for three others.
The Bulldogs fell behind, 10-3, in the first quarter before rallying with 27 unanswered points in both the second and third quarters.
Calli Wilkens rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown and Adam Gillis and Elisha McDonald also had rushing TDs for Bowie.
John Johnson and Jonathan Ross led the Bowie defense with six tackles apiece.
Frostburg State 35, West Virginia Wesleyan 13: Will Brunson (14-for-23 for 244 yards) threw three touchdown passes and visiting Frostburg State (5-1, 5-1 Mountain East Conference) scored 21 points in the second half to beat West Virginia Wesleyan (1-5, 1-4).
The victory marked the fifth straight. Frostburg’s defense had nine sacks, 13 tackles for loss and forced Wesleyan to punt eight times. Juniors Trevor Booker ad Carl Igweh led the defensive effort with three tackles for a loss and three sacks.
Salisbury 45, Wesley 38: The host Sea Gulls (4-0, 2-0 New Jersey Athletic Conference) trailed in the first half 14-0 before Bert Schrecongost made a 21-yard field goal with 10 seconds left in the first half and Salisbury never trailed again. The Wolverines fell to 4-1, 1-1.