Robert Stephens, Featured Writer
Howard honors Seniors Saturday
November 8, 2013 - The Howard Bison suffered a bitter
22-20 loss to Delaware State in a MEAC Conference game last weekend, as
Mitchell Ward kicked a 26 yard field goal as time expired on the clock.
Howard took a 14-13 lead into halftime and led throughout the second half
up until Ward’s heroics.
The Bison totaled 381 yards total offense to the Hornets 358.
Quarterback Greg McGhee led the Bison rushing attack with 93 yards rushing.
Running back Phillip Philyaw rushed for 87 yards as Howard piled up 247
yards on the ground. McGhee also passed for 17-28-167 yards and one touchdown.
UVA's Mike London has had a trying, challenging
Howard dropped to 3-6 (2-4) in MEAC Conference play. Delaware State improved
to 4-5 (4-2) in conference.
The Bison play their final home game Saturday against Savannah State and
its Senior Day.
The kickoff is set for 1pm. at Greene Stadium.
In other local games Georgetown loss to Lafayette 45-27. and Bowie State
improved to 4-5 (2-4) in CIAA Conference play with their 76-19 beating
of Lincoln University.
The BCS $ pay for play marquee matchup was just that for one half as Florida
State led the Miami Hurricane 21-14 at the half.
The second half was a different story as the Seminoles outscored Miami
21-0 defeating their rival 41-14 to improve their record to 8-0 on the
season before a crowd of 84,409.
Jameis Winston recovered from throwing two interceptions finishing his
night’s work 22-29-325 yards and one touchdown.
The Seminoles rushed for 192 yards displaying an offensive arsenal the
Hurricanes couldn’t match.
Miami (7-1) also did not have the depth which was obvious as the game
progressed to keep with the Seminoles.
Florida State has now jumped on two top ten teams having defeated Clemson
51-14 on the road.
In the infamous words of the coach as of right now, “They are who
we thought they were”.
Oregon's DeAnthony Thomas has been a force.
In other BCS $ scores Ohio State (9-0) pounded Purdue 56-0. The Buckeyes
as of right now are in no mans land in their quest for the $ BSC National
Championship game at the Rose Bowl. Ohio State has the longest winning
streak in the nation at 21 consecutive wins! Auburn (8-1) beat Arkansas
35-17 as the Tigers have quietly made a move.
Missouri (8-1) defeated Tennessee 31-3. Clemson (8-1) jumped on Virginia
59-10. South Carolina over Mississippi State 34-16. Texas A&M blasted
UTEP 57-6. Michigan State (8-1) dropped Michigan (7-2) 29-6 in their interstate
rivalry. UCLA (6-2) defeated Colorado 45-23. and Notre Dame (7-2) beat
Navy (4-4) 38-34.
In FCS play Bethune-Cookman remained undefeated in MEAC Conference play
defeating North Carolina Central 38-14. South Carolina State beat Savannah
State 45-9. N.C.A.&T beat Virginia Lynchburg 59-12. FAMU over Norfolk
Grambling ended their losing streak beating Mississippi
Valley State 47-40. Virginia State blanked Chowan 28-0. Winston-Salem
State beat Shaw 28-24. and Tuskegee beat Central State (Ohio) 41-10.
In high school play Northwest defeated previously unbeaten Quince Orchard
35-21 in a Montgomery County 4A matchup. Other scores were St. John’s
edged Gonzaga 17-10. DeMatha jumped on Carroll 27-6.
The WCAC playoffs start Sunday at 12pm, with St. John’s meeting
Gonzaga followed by DeMatha and Good Counsel. Both games will be played
at Maryland University.
In other scores Suitland beat Parkdale 49-6. Gwynn Park beat Fairmont
Friendship Collegiate continued their national schedule dropping a 41-14
contest to nationally ranked Paramus Catholic (N.J.) Wilson beat Anacostia
55-42. Wooton behind quarterback Sam Ellis who threw for 541 yards, defeating
58-40. Springbrook beat Kennedy 27-3.
Over in Virginia Robinson edged Chantilly 29-28. Westfield beat Oakton
35-7. South Lakes beat Marshall 38-7 and Briar Woods over Potomac Falls