WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Kendall Gaskins rushed for one touchdown and caught a pass for another to lead Richmond to a 21-14 win against William & Mary on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
With the victory and Towson's 64-35 win over New Hampshire, Richmond (8-2, 6-2 Colonial Athletic Association) claimed a share of the CAA title. It's the Spiders' 11th overall conference championship in program history and the third CAA title (2007, 2009).
The Spiders' Michael Strauss threw for 222 yards, and Ben Edwards caught a career-high 13 passes, pushing his season total to 80 this season, which ties for the second-most in school history. Edwards' 13 receptions were also a CAA-high this season.
Michael Graham passed for 196 yards and two TDs for the Tribe (2-9, 1-7).
The Terrapins have a decorated defender and one of the nation's most dangerous kick returners in William Likely.
Texas and Oklahoma are well-represented on the list of the top running backs in Big 12 history.
We will see two storied programs competing with playoff implications already on the table when Alabama and USC face off in Week 1.
Strength of schedule matters more than ever in the playoff era. So when you settle in on Sept. 3 to watch Alabama-USC, Oklahoma-Houston, Auburn-Clemson and more, you can thank the CFP.
The collection of coaching acumen in the Big Ten East is astounding. Mark Dantonio has a leg up on his competition in at least one area.
Alabama-USC, Oklahoma-Houston and LSU-Wisconsin at Lambeau Field are highlights of a memorable lineup as a stronger Week 1 slate becomes a trend.
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