NEWARK, Del. -- Andrew Pierce led a dominating Delaware rushing attack that amassed 373 yards as the Blue Hens beat Jacksonville 51-35 on Thursday night.
Pierce carried the ball 16 times for 101 yards, but the Blue Hens had success no matter who got the handoff, with backs at times running freely through the defense. Julian Laing ran for 97 yards and freshman Jalen Randolph added 87, including his first career TD on a 1-yard run late in the third quarter.
Jacksonville's running attack was a no-show with the Dolphins tallying minus 37 yards. Coach Kerwin Bell relied heavily on his quarterback and son, Kade Bell, who completed 18 of 34 passes for 261 yards with 4 touchdowns and 1 interception.
Dave Brock won his coaching debut at Delaware and ended the program's four-game losing streak, its longest since 1967.
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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