MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- In a wild game of swings, safeties, special teams' gaffes and a failed trick play, Duquesne came away with a 21-20 win over Robert Morris in Northeastern Conference play Saturday night.
Robert Morris (2-4, 0-1) took a 7-0 lead into halftime after Paul Jones, whose interception earlier in the drive was fumbled back to the Colonials, scored on a 4-yard run.
Duquesne scored when Charles Lipp's blocked punt resulted in the team's first of two safeties in the third quarter. Dillon Buechel threw two touchdown passes and Austin Crimmins added a field goal as Duquesne (4-2, 2-0) took a 21-7 lead into the fourth quarter.
RMU's defense forced back-to-back three-and-out series' before a fumbled hook and ladder in the final minute doomed the Colonials.
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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