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October 6, 2002


Herd shakes off early INTs for win

KENT, Ohio -- Byron Leftwich overcame two early interceptions and threw four touchdowns, leading Marshall to a 42-21 win over Kent State on Saturday.

Leftwich was 31-for-45 for 377 yards.

Quarterback Joshua Cribbs rushed for three touchdowns for Kent State. He gained a career-high 199 yards on 22 carries and was 12-for-19 for 145 yards and two interceptions. Marshall outgained Kent State 645-407.

AIR FORCE 48, NAVY 7: Chance Harridge rushed for 161 yards and scored two of his four touchdowns in the host Falcons' 21-point second quarter. Air Force (5-0) is off to its best start since opening the 1997 season 7-0. The Falcons have won six straight against the Midshipmen.

FORDHAM 41, GEORGETOWN 10: Javarus Dudley caught seven passes for 224 yards and three TDs as the visiting Rams got their 700th win. Fordham is the fifth Division I-AA team, and first non-Ivy League school, to win 700.

YALE 28, HOLY CROSS 19: Robert Carr scored a touchdown and rushed for his second straight 200-yard game for the Bulldogs. The sophomore tailback had 219 yards on 38 carries. Carr rushed for 235 against Cornell last weekend.

R.I. 38, BROWN 28: Jayson Davis rushed for 194 yards and three touchdowns for host Rhode Island. Kyle Slager was 44-for-59 for a Brown record 497 yards.

DUQUESNE 23, LAFAYETTE 22: Earl Bellisario's 24-yard field goal with 10 seconds left likely preserved the host Dukes' No. 1 ranking in Division I-AA. Quarterback Niel Loebig set Duquesne records with 54 pass attempts and 29 completions.

LEHIGH 36, HARVARD 35: Jermaine Pugh's 6-yard TD run with 48 seconds left capped a 15-point, fourth-quarter comeback for the host.

DAYTON 41, BUTLER 0: Tony Hurps rushed for 110 yards and two TDs for the host Flyers.

W. MICHIGAN 31, BUFFALO 17: Kendrick Mosley had two TDs for the visiting Buffalos.

PRINCETON 35, COLUMBIA 32: Jon Veach scored a pair of second-half touchdowns for the visiting Tigers.

MONTANA 38, IDAHO 31: John Edwards threw for 311 yards and two TDs for the visiting Grizzlies.

N. ILLINOIS 41, BALL ST. 29: Dan Sheldon returned a punt 64 yards for a TD for the visiting Huskies.

MOREHEAD ST. 39, DAVIDSON 7: David Caudill threw for 307 yards and two TDs for the host Wildcats.

ARK. ST. 13, MTS 7: Cornerback Jonathan Burke returned an interception 33 yards for a TD against visiting Middle Tennessee State.

WOFFORD 27, CHATTANOOGA 21 (OT): Jesse McCoy scored on a 12-yard run in overtime for the host.

HAMPTON 44, DEL. ST. 13: Carlton Morant rushed for 143 yards and a TD for the visiting Pirates.

E. ILLINOIS 35, TENN. TECH 28: Tony Romo threw for 373 yards and four TDs for the visitors.

ILLINOIS ST. 30, SMS 20: Quincy Washington rushed for 167 yards and two TDs against visiting Southwest Missouri State.

STONY BROOK 24, ST. FRANCIS 14: Scott Bard threw for 189 yards and two TDs. The host Red Flash of Pennsylvania lost its 27th straight.

CANISIUS 14, IONA 13: James Dialasik scored two touchdowns for visiting Canisius.

GA. SOUTH. 52, VMI 7: Chaz Williams rushed for 127 yards and one touchdown for the host Eagles.

PENN 49, DARTMOUTH 14: Mike Mitchell passed for 428 yards and four TDs, both career highs, for the host Quakers.

MASS. 34, RICHMOND 13: Raunny Rosario and R.J. Cobbs each rushed for more than 100 yards for the visiting Minutemen.

DRAKE 52, VALPARAISO 35: John Taylor and Aaron Overton each scored three TDs for the host.

CORNELL 34, TOWSON 31 (2OT): Trevor MacMeekin kicked a 19-yard field goal in double overtime for the host Big Red.

MVSU 52, PAUL QUINN 16: Carey Weaver threw 315 yards and three TDs to William Smith for host Mississippi Valley State.

VILLANOVA 35, HOFSTRA 7: Brett Gordon threw for 234 yards and four TDs for the host Wildcats.

RICE 37, LA. TECH 20: Kyle Herm rushed for 102 yards and a TD for the host.

NEW MEXICO ST. 49, UTEP 14: Eric Higgins rushed for 106 yards and a TD for the host.

TROY ST. 41, AUSTIN PEAY 3: DeWhitt Betterson rushed for three TDs for the host.

ALABAMA A&M 27, SOUTHERN 11: Defensive end Robert Mathis had four sacks, lifting the visiting Bulldogs in the Circle City Classic.

BOWLING GREEN 72, OHIO 21: Josh Harris threw four TDs and rushed for two for the host Falcons.

SAN JOSE ST. 34, SMU 23: Scott Rislov threw for 277 yards and three TDS for visiting Spartans.

E. MICH. 42, AKRON 34: Kevin Walter caught nine passes for 225 yards and scored two TDs for the host Eagles.

FURMAN 24, W. CAROLINA 23: Billy Napier threw a career-high 252 yards and two TDs for the host.

COLGATE 13, BUCKNELL 10 (OT): Lane Schwarzberg's 23-yard field goal in overtime lifted the visitor.

ST. PETER'S 19, SIENA 0: James Galea kicked a school-record four field goals for the host.

DELAWARE 27, N'EASTERN 10: Andy Hall completed 16-of-33 for 211 yards and a TD for the host.

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