Gaskins scored a career-high four touchdowns and Laub had career bests with 267 yards passing and two TDs.
Following an 83-minute rain delay, Gaskins scored on a 1-yard rush in the first quarter, a 5-yard rush and a 5-yard catch in the second and a 1-yard run in the third.
The Spiders (1-1), coming off a loss to Virginia, amassed 439 yards total offense while holding the Runnin' Bulldogs (0-2) to 247 in the schools' first meeting.
Laub was 14 of 24, including a 46-yard pass to Ben Edwards that capped a 17-point first quarter. He also threw one interception.
Richmond, under first-year coach Danny Rocco, won its eighth straight home opener.
Gardner-Webb, which scored on two field goals and a late safety, was led by Kenny Little with 75 yards on 13 carries.
The Paul Finebaum Show talks about LSU against Wisconsin being the most evenly matched game of opening weekend.
Bleacher Report's Barrett Sallee joins the Paul Finebaum Show to discuss his rankings of the toughest environments to play in in SEC football.
Tony Barnhart joins the Paul Finebaum Show to discuss his article about the need for new sexual-assault rules.
Stanford's schedule is exceptionally front-loaded with six of its toughest seven games coming at the beginning of the season.
The Paul Finebaum Show discusses the challenges facing both teams in the 2016 season after losing some of their top players.
The Paul Finebaum Show talks abut the opening weekend matchup between two of the most prominent college football teams in history.
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