LORETTO, Pa. -- St. Francis (Pa.) scored 24 second-half points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, to beat Bryant College 39-28 on Saturday afternoon.
St. Francis (1-1) rolled up 475 yards on offense and dominated time of possession, holding the ball for 36 minutes, 14 seconds in the Northeast Conference game. The Red Flash's defense intercepted three passes.
Khairi Dixon rushed 21 times for 148 yards and a touchdown for St. Francis, who recorded their first victory against the Bulldogs in five tries. A.J. Alexander scored on a 23-yard run on the game's first possession. He also caught 42-yard touchdown pass. John Kelly was 9-for-17 for 126 yards and a touchdown.
The Red Flash pulled ahead on Dixon's 2-yard run in the third quarter.
Jeremy Woodson scored Bryant's (0-2) first touchdown on a 95-yard fumble return in the first quarter.
The Bulldogs' Mike Westerhaus threw for 128 yards and two touchdowns.
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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