PITTSBURG, Pa. -- Sean Patterson threw a touchdown in the fourth quarter and Larry McCoy rushed for another in Duquesne's 17-7 come from behind win against Dayton on Saturday in a Northeast Conference game.
Patterson, who threw for 187 yards on 18-of-26 passing, connected with Gianni Carter on an 18-yard strike to give the Dukes (1-1) a 10-7 lead.
On Duquesne's next possession, McCoy capped off a 9-play drive with a with a 7-yard touchdown to put the game away for good. The junior running back recorded 46 of the Duke's 80 yards on the drive.
McCoy, who averaged 125.6 yards per game last season, tallied his 20th 100-yard rushing game and needs 606 yards to become Duquesne's all-time leading rusher.
The win marked Duquesne's eighth straight win at home.
Dayton (0-2) has lost five of its last six matchups against Duquesne.
Will Bardo led Dayton with 232 yards passing.
Archie Manning, the second overall pick in the 1971 NFL draft, became the first former player to receive the Liberty Bowl's highest honor.
Jim Harbaugh's unorthodox QB camp hosted No. 1 QB prospect, and Michigan commit, Dylan McCaffrey who impressed his future coach.
Tren'Davian Dickson, an ESPN 300 recruit who had enrolled at Baylor in January, is transferring to Houston, he confirmed to ESPN.com on Saturday.
Ex-Vanderbilt football player Brandon Vandenburg was found guilty on multiple counts of aggravated rape and aggravated sexual battery. He was also convicted of one count of unlawful photography.
Aubrey Solomon is another example of Michigan bringing in players capable of keeping its defensive unit among the best in the nation.
Austin Troxell has the tools to become a quality starter for Gus Malzahn and Auburn.
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