Robert Stephens, Featured Writerr
Howard fails, Maryland prevails,
and other travails from last weekend.
September 19, 2013 - Old Dominion Quarterback Taylor
Heinicke completed 20-27-406 yards and 4 touchdowns leading the Monarchs
to 76-19 beating of Howard University. Heinicke also rushed for another
touchdown as Old Dominion broke its single game scoring in an NCAA football
The Monarch's defense recovered three Bison fumbles and recorded two interceptions
as Old Dominion captured their first win of the season.
Bison quarterback Greg McGhee finished his day 19-26-215 yards.
William Parker led the Bison rushing attack with 17-85 yards.
Howard fell to 1-2 on the season. The Bison will travel to Greensboro
to face North Carolina A&T September 26th.
The Maryland Terrapins remained undefeated After their 32-21 win over
Connecticut Saturday. It was head coach Randy Edsall’s first visit
to Storrs since he left to take over the program in College Park in 2011.
Maryland’s offense came alive in the second half after leading 13-10
Stefon Diggs caught 5 passes for 110 yards and
one touchdown. Diggs caught a 12 yard pass early in
the third quarter as the Terps took a 20-10 lead.
Kenny Guiton stepped in for OSU and got
it done. (KWR)
Quarterback C.J. Brown had another good outing completing
15-28-277 yards and one touchdown. Brown
also scored on a 41 yard run.
The Terrapins are now 3-0 on the season.
Maryland will get a test next Saturday as the host the Mountaineers from
West Virginia at M&T Stadium
The Hoyas of Georgetown fell to Marist 43-23 in a non- league game.
On the national stage of big time college football Alabama defeated Texas
A&M 49-42 at College Station.
It was a big road win for the Crimson Tide who are seeking
their third consecutive national championship with the
current BCS system. Heisman candidate Johnny Manziel
threw for 464 yards and 5 touchdowns as the Aggies
suffered their first loss of the season. Manziel also rushed
for 98 yards finishing his afternoon with 562 total yards.
Manziel also threw 2 interceptions. One of his interceptions
in the end zone was costly as the Aggies were deep in their
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron completed
20-29-334 yards and 4 touchdowns in this SEC shootout.
The gate for the nationally televised game on CBS was 87,596.
In other college games $ of interest Michigan survived a scare from Akron
holding off the Zips 28-24. The Wolverines saw their whole season thus
far about to
blow up right in front of them. Texas dropped a 44-23
decision to Mississippi 44-23. Last week Longhorn coach
Mack Brown fired his defensive coordinator in their loss
to Utah. This week the recruiting coordinator better look
out. UCLA came back in the second half and beat Nebraska
Jalen Tabor and the Friendship Knights
took one on the chin at Manate (FL).
Ohio State with backup quarterback Kenny Guiton
handled California on the road 52-34. The Buckeyes will
entertain Florida A&M who will receive the largest payday
for any HBCU team reportedly $ 900,000 to put their students in harms
away. Louisville defeated Kentucky in
their state rivalry game 27-13. Virginia Tech defeated
East Carolina 15-10. The video game offense was in full
effect again as Oregon punished Tennessee 59-14. USC
got a win beating Syracuse 35-7. Oklahoma remained
unbeaten with their 51-20 win over Tulsa. Notre Dame
edged Purdue on the road 31-24 and Florida State
punished Nevada 62-7.
Some other college football scores this past weekend included Bethune-Cookman
with a good win over FIU 34-13. Morgan State dropped a 38-10 non-league
against Liberty. Towson beat Delaware State 49-7.
Savannah St. defeated Fort Valley State 27-20! Tennessee Tech over Hampton
30-27. N.C.A.&T over Elon 23-10. South Carolina State blanked Alabama
A&M 32-0. Samford defeated Florida A&M 27-20 and North Carolina
Central beat Charlotte 40-13.
High School was in full swing this past weekend.
In a big game this past weekend DuVal edged Wise 14-13. Wise one of the
big school PG powerhouses fell from the unbeaten ranks. Douglass blanked
Ballou 21-0. Northwestern edged Parkdale 12-9. Oxon Hill blanked Bladensburg
26-0. Suitland defeated Eleanor
Roosevelt 22-14. Friendship Collegiate traveled to
Bradenton, Florida and lost a hard fought 24-13 to
nationally ranked Manate 24-14.
DeMatha defeated St. Francis of Baltimore 41-6. Gonzaga beat Georgetown
Prep 34-0. St. John’s defeated Roman Catholic (Pa.) 35-0. Coolidge
blasted Roosevelt 48-6. Wilson beat Anacostia 30-14. Bell blanked Cardozo
Quince Orchard blanked Whitman 42-0. Dunbar blanked
Phelps 42-0. Stone Bridge beat Langley 45-35. Chantilly defeated Madison
41-17.and Falls Church beat Thomas Jefferson 43-14.