WASHINGTON -- Aquanius Freeman carried 13 times for 212 yards and two touchdowns as Howard routed winless Savannah State 56-9 Saturday.
Freeman amassed the highest rushing total for the Bison (3-1, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) since Antoine Rutherford's 230 against Norfolk State in 2003.
Randy Liggins, who was forced out of Howard's win over Norfolk State last week by back spasms, completed 9 of 13 passes for 85 yards and carried 10 times for 70 yards, including second-quarter touchdowns of 12 and 29 yards.
The Tigers (0-4, 0-2) didn't score until Preston McCarthy's 33-yard field goal on the first half's final play made it 28-3.
Howard quickly padded its lead to 35-3 in the third quarter when Devin Rollins returned a blocked Savannah State punt 23 yards for a touchdown.
Western Kentucky commit Jared Nash launches this snap from the bleachers and successfully sinks it in the garbage can.
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.
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|