Surehanded QB Ballard leads TCU to easy win

Published September 10, 2006

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jeff Ballard threw two touchdowns and ran for another to remain undefeated in 10 games as Texas Christian's starting quarterback after the No. 23 Horned Frogs beat Division I-AA UC Davis 46-13 on Saturday for their 12th straight win.

Ballard was 18-of-23 passing for 190 yards before freshman Marcus Jackson took over to start the fourth quarter for the Frogs.

Aaron Brown ran for 73 yards and two touchdowns. UC Davis got a field goal on its opening drive, but TCU scored on its next four possessions to go ahead 23-3.

Navy 21, UMass 20: Backup quarterback KaipoNoa Kaheaku-Enhada ran for a touchdown and led another scoring drive, coming off the bench to help Navy at Annapolis, Md. Kaheaku-Enhada replaced starter Brian Hampton and led Navy on a six-play, 80-yard drive. The Midshipmen, who rushed for 268 yards, 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.

Army 17, Kent State 14 (OT): Austin Miller made a 36-yard field goal in overtime for Army at West Point. 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. Wesley McMahand rushed 19 times for 90 yards to lead Army.

BYU 49, Tulsa 24: John Beck passed for 240 yards and three touchdowns and Curtis Brown ran for 125 yards to lead Brigham Young past Tulsa in a game that was delayed for nearly an hour because of lightning in Provo, Utah. Fui Vakapuna returned after serving a two-year church mission and ran for two scores and 96 yards for the Cougars, who ran for 227 yards.

Marshall 54, Hofstra 31: Ahmad Bradshaw rushed for 152 yards and four touchdowns as Marshall overcame an early deficit in Huntington, W.Va. Marshall trailed 14-0 in the first quarter but didn't allow Hofstra to score another TD until the fourth quarter.

Memphis 33, Chattanooga 14: Martin Hankins threw for 294 yards and a touchdown, while Jamarcus Gaither added two more scores for host Memphis. The Tigers had 427 yards of offense as Hankins hit 10 receivers.


B-CC 55, Savannah St. 6

DAYTONA BEACH - Jarrod Rucker threw three touchdowns 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 went ahead 21-0. Rucker was 10-for-16 for 143 yards.