After building a 28-10 lead at the half, the Phoenix (2-4, 1-1 Southern) turned the game over to the defense.
Furman (2-3, 1-1) got back in the game with Hank McCloud's 3-yard run in the third quarter, followed by Duncan Fletcher's PAT run. McCloud scored again on a 29-yard pass from Fletcher midway through the fourth quarter. But the Paladins only managed one first down on their last two possessions.
Bostick's 2-yard run and Wrightenberry's 33-yard return put Elon up 14-7 after one quarter. Mike Quinn connected with Rasaun Rorie, who had three catches for 112 yards, for a 73-yard score before Bostick's 8-yard run made it 28-25.
McCloud rushed 20 times for 116 yards as Furman out-gained Elon 419-309 in total offense.
Twitter went bananas over the hiring of Clay Helton before most of the West Coast even grabbed a cup of coffee.
ACC Week 13 by the numbers: The Seminoles' Dalvin Cook has reached the 100-yard mark and scored two touchdowns in seven games this season.
The Gators are in the SEC championship game, but if their offense continues to perform the way it did in November, they have no chance.
Gary Patterson's TCU team had plenty of injuries and adversity to deal with this season. That's why this year was so remarkable for the Horned Frogs.
Despite basically being out the last two weeks, Carl Nassib is the leader in the clubhouse for the Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of Year award.
At his weekly news conference, coach Tom Herman said details still need to be worked out, but he and Houston "are moving in the right directions on the generalities" of a new contract.
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