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.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
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