KINGSTON, R.I. -- Junior Cody Taulbee scored the first two touchdowns of his career in a 17-7 victory Saturday over winless Rhode Island.
The Bears (3-1) won for the first time in Kingston since 2004, retaining the Governor's Cup in their 97th matchup with the Rams (0-5).
After Taulbee scored on a 6-yard rush in the first quarter, Rhode Island missed a field goal.
The Rams then fumbled at their own 22 to set up Taulbee's 10-yard score with 11:04 left in the half.
With Rhode Island threatening midway through the fourth quarter, Ross Walthall stopped Avo Isijola on fourth-and-1 at the Bears' 24.
Spiro Theodhosi, who ran for 142 yards last week, was injured on his only carry during Brown's first possession.
Chris Humm, Brown's director of athletic communications, said someone stepped on top of Theodhosi's foot and X-rays were negative.
Bob Bentsen was 22-of-38 passing for 193 yards for the Rams.
Josh Boutte lost his starting job just two quarters into last season, but after an impressive spring he's positioned for a bounce-back year.
Who has the best receiving corps in the ACC? It starts with Clemson and Florida State.
Bills first-round draft pick Shaq Lawson explains how the Clemson program prepared him for the NFL, the importance of his versatility in Buffalo's defense and says he doesn't need surgery on his shoulder.
Bills first-round draft pick Shaq Lawson tells Hannah Storm why he was so excited to get the call from Buffalo and his relationship with coach Rex Ryan.
If healthy, Sefo Liufau should be the starter at quarterback for Colorado. If Liufau isn't ready to go, though, transfer Davis Webb could be the guy.
With spring practice in the rearview mirror, the Cornhuskers' youth movements along both lines are well underway.
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