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State: Suber leads Wildcats to victory

By Wire services
Published November 16, 2003

WASHINGTON - Quarterback Allen Suber rushed for 150 yards and one touchdown and threw for 129 yards as Bethune-Cookman defeated Howard 21-7 Saturday.

Suber also committed three turnovers but redeemed himself on scoring drives of 75 and 83 yards.

Suber's fourth-quarter score, his 41st, broke the school record for rushing touchdowns. Linebacker Steve Baggs also set a school mark for career sacks.

Third-string quarterback Jonathan Brewer threw his first career touchdown for Howard and freshman Antoine Rutherford rushed for 140 yards on 25 carries.

Rutherford is the first freshman in school history to gain 1,000 yards in his first season. Rutherford has 1,050 yards with one game left.

S.C. ST. 27, FAMU 15: Reese McCampbell threw for 271 yards and two touchdowns to lead the host Bulldogs.

McCampbell hit Michael King for a 76-yard score in the third quarter to put South Carolina State ahead for good, 20-12.

The Rattlers drove deep into Bulldogs territory on the ensuing drive but had to settle for Juan Vasquez's 22-yard field goal, his third of the day.

Ben Dougherty rushed for 120 yards on 24 carries to lead Florida A&M. He also was 24-of-46 for 224 yards passing but had three interceptions, and FAMU turned it over five times total.

Tavarus Morgan had eight catches for 121 yards and King had three for 126 for the Bulldogs.

GARDNER-WEBB 22, FIU 19 (OT): William Andrews Jr. caught a touchdown from Nick Roberts in overtime to lift the host Bulldogs.

Gardner-Webb (8-3) rallied from a 16-7 deficit in the fourth quarter to pull out its 15th straight home victory. Chris Foster scored from 1 yard and Hunter Smith's 21-yard field goal with 22 seconds left forced overtime.

In the extra period Adam Moss kicked his fourth field goal of the game to give the Panthers (2-9) a 19-16 lead, but Roberts responded with the 30-yard toss to Andrews for the win.

Florida International took a 10-0 first-quarter lead on a 15-yard pass from Josh Padrick to Corey McKinney and a Moss field goal.

Foster, who rushed for 101 yards, scored the first of his two touchdowns on a 1-yard run to narrow the lead to 10-7 two minutes into the second quarter.

Padrick was 20-for-37 for 324 yards and Adam Gorman led FIU in rushing with 24 carries for 124 yards.

FLA. ATLANTIC 51, SIENA 3: Jared Allen threw three touchdowns and Anthony Jackson ran for two for the host Owls.

It was the fifth consecutive win for Florida Atlantic (8-2). Siena finished 0-11.

Roosevelt Bynes, Matt Prudenti, Larry Taylor and Ben Coker each caught touchdowns for the Owls. Danny Embick also threw a touchdown pass and Doug Parker added a rushing score.

Allen, who left in the second quarter, was 7-of-8 for 77 yards. He threw two of his scores in the first quarter as Florida Atlantic took a 21-0 lead.

The Owls scored their first touchdown of the second quarter when Allen hit Taylor on a 17-yard TD. After Siena fumbled and lost the ensuing kickoff on the 19-yard line, Jackson ran in for a touchdown on the next play. FIU led 43-0 by halftime.

Florida Atlantic rolled up 509 yards of offense, a school record, and held Siena to 110.

JACKSONVILLE 34, WEBBER 14: Senior running back Emmett Hunter rushed 31 times for 192 yards and two touchdowns, helping the host Dolphins to a win in the season finale for both teams.

Quarterback Mike Sturgill threw for 200 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the fourth quarter as the Dolphins (5-6) pulled away with 20 points in the final 7:10.

Hunter finished with school records for rushing yards in a season (1,467) and career (2,349). He gained 106 in the second half and scored his second touchdown late on a 16-yard run. He also had a 26-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

Webber (3-7) scored twice in the second quarter, first on a 10-yard run by Chris Ginyard, then on a 4-yard pass from Brian Coconato to Jason Hadley with four seconds left in the half.

[Last modified November 16, 2003, 01:34:40]


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