"It's All About The Game"

College and High School Football Report, Pt. 5






Robert Stephens, Featured Writer

Howard falls to A&T and the WCAC is featured.

October 2, 2014 - The Aggies of N.C.A.&T scored three consecutive touchdowns in the first quarter and a fourth touchdown in the early second quarter as the visitors defeated Howard 38-22 in a MEAC Conference matchup at Greene Stadium.

Howard quarterback Greg McGhee (20-34-237yds.) and one touchdown led the Bison offense. McGhee also ran for (11-93-td.) on the ground as Howard dropped to 1-4 on the season (0-2) in MEAC play.

McGhee threw to 10 different receivers in the loss with Tavius Brown(5-56) leading the way.

“As a team I am not pleased with the effort level” said Bison head coach Gary Harrell at his post game press conference. "On defense were just not playing well collectively” said Harrell. “We have guys on scholarship who have to carry out their responsibilities.”

Howard will travel to Durham, N.C. to face North Carolina Central Saturday.

Don’t look now the Maryland Terrapins are 4-1 (1-0) in Big-10 Conference play after their 37-15 win over Indiana at Bloomington.

Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown (12-18-198yds.2tds) and backup Caleb Rowe (10-15-163yards.) torched the Hoosier secondary. Rowe relieved Brown after the senior suffered an Injury to his left wrist.

Wide receivers Stefon Diggs (6-112-1td.) and Deon Long (10-108yds.) led the Terps receiving core.

The Terps hosts Ohio State as they begin their BIG-10 Conference schedule at Byrd Stadium Saturday.

Some games of interest last week featured:

UCLA (4-0) blasted Arizona State on the road 62-27.

Florida State (4-0) the defending national champions defeated their arch nemesis N.C. State 56-41. The Wolfpack has been a thorn in State’s side the past five years.

Notre Dame (4-0) beat Syracuse 31-15. Louisville (4-1) topped Wake Forest 20-10. Texas A&M (5-0) edged Arkansas 35-28. Clemson beat UNC 50-35. Minnesota (4-1) beat Michigan 30-14 as the Wolverines dropped to (2-3). Ohio State (5-0) over Cincinnati 50-28. Baylor (4-0) defeated Iowa State 49-28. Miami (2-2) topped Duke 22-10.

IN FCS play Tennessee State (4-1) considered the best HBCU team in college defeated FAMU 27-7. Delaware State defeated Savannah State 35-10 and Norfolk State edged Morgan State 15-14.

High school action was in full tilt mode especially in the WCAC Conference. There were two games of significance.

DeMatha edged St. John’s 21-14 in overtime as Stag quarterback Beau English connected with Darryl Turner on a 23 yard touchdown pass. In the other WCAC Conference contest Good Counsel’s defense shutdown Gonzaga 17-7.

In the District and Maryland.

Anacostia blanked Coolidge 6-0. Bell edged Eastern 14-12. Dunbar topped Ballou 18-14. Friendly edged Largo 13-12. Bullis topped Friendship Collegiate 42-21. Damascus blanked Watkins Mill 42-0. Perry Street Prep beat Paul Charter 50-6.

Avalon beat St. John’s Prep 35-6. Wise blanked Bowie 30-0. Potomac edged Gywnn Park 14-12. Northwestern blanked High Point 25-0. H.D. Woodson defeated Wilson 42-23 to established themselves as the team to beat in the DCIAA. Northwest blanked Gaithersburg 49-0.

In Virginia.

Centreville blanked West Springfield 31-0. Hylton beat Patriot 66-41. WT Woodson stopped TC Williams 56-21. Briar Woods beat Woodgrove 35-7. Westfield blanked Fairfax 36-0 and Stone Bridge beat Madison 28-17.


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