BRONX, N.Y. -- Carlton Koonce rushed for 189 yards, including a 69-yard touchdown, Ryan Higgins passed for two scores, and Fordham came back from a 10-point first-quarter deficit to defeat Lafayette 36-27 on Saturday afternoon.
Brian Wetzel caught three passes for 100 yards and two TDs, including an 89-yard scoring grab in the second quarter for the Rams (6-4, 3-2 Pagriot League). They scored 14 third-quarter points to take the lead for good.
Zach Zweizig threw for 285 yards and a touchdown for the Leopards (5-5, 2-2), but he also was intercepted three times. The last one was returned 69 yards for a touchdown by Jordan Chapman that gave the Rams a 31-20 lead.
Zweizig was replaced by Andrew Shoop, who was 6-of-9 passing for 85 yards and a TD. Lafayette's Mark Ross caught 10 passes for 122 yards and a touchdown, and Mike Duncan caught five passes for 124 yards.
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.