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Backup QB leads Navy past pesky UMass

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published September 10, 2006


ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Backup quarterback KaipoNoa Kaheaku-Enhada ran for a touchdown and led another scoring drive, coming off the bench to help Navy defeat Massachusetts 21-20 on Saturday.

Kaheaku-Enhada replaced starter Brian Hampton and led Navy on a six-play, 80-yard drive. The Midshipmen tied the game at 14 when Matt Hall ran 53 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter.

Kaheaku-Enhada scored on a 19-yard run to put the Midshipmen ahead 21-17 in the third quarter.

Liam Coen was 17-for-29 passing for 187 yards for Division I-AA Massachusetts. The Minutemen led 14-7 after Coen hit J.J. Moore for a 37-yard score in the second quarter. Steve Baylark gained 84 yards on 21 carries.

Navy rushed for 268 yards on 51 carries and Hall finished with 66 yards on four carries. Navy fumbled seven times and committed four turnovers, three of which set up scores for Massachusetts.

Army 17, Kent State 14 (OT): Austin Miller made a 36-yard field goal in overtime for host Army. After Kent State quarterback Julian Edelman fumbled on the second play of overtime, Army took over at the 25 and ran three plays to set up Miller's field goal from the right hash mark. Kent State lost its 11th consecutive game.

Trailing 14-7, the Golden Flashes tied it with 3:55 remaining in regulation when Edelman hit Najah Pruden with a 15-yard TD. Wesley McMahand rushed 19 times for 90 yards to lead Army, and Edelman led the Golden Flashes with 16 carries and 82 yards.

BYU 49, Tulsa 24: John Beck passed for 240 yards and three touchdowns and Curtis Brown ran for 125 yards to lead host Brigham Young past Tulsa in a game that was delayed for nearly an hour because of lightning. Fui Vakapuna returned after serving a two-year church mission and ran for two touchdowns and 96 yards for the Cougars (1-1), who ran for 227 yards - 203 more than in the season-opening loss at Arizona. Paul Smith completed 19 of 32 passes for 182 yards and a touchdown to lead Tulsa (0-2), which struggled to run the ball all day. The Golden Hurricane finished with 31 carries for 82 yards and just 303 total yards.

STATE

B-CC 55, Savannah St. 6

DAYTONA BEACH - Jarrod Rucker threw three touchdown passes to propel Bethune-Cookman (1-1). Rucker was 10-for-16 passing for 143 yards and the Wildcats got two touchdowns from its defense in dominating the Tigers (0-2), who lost their 16th straight game.

Brent Davis had a 19-yard interception return, and Dennis King had a 10-yard fumble recovery as B-CC jumped ahead 21-0.

Rucker finished with 10 completions in 16 attempts for 143 yards. He connected on a 7-yard pass to Jonathan Summers and a 15-yard touchdown pass to Eric Weems to push the score to 34-0.