Jones and Mitchell connected for a 67-yard score on the game's third play from scrimmage to give Robert Morris (4-4, 2-1 Northeast) an early lead. Jones and Mitchell then hooked up for a 12-yard touchdown and a 13-yard touchdown on consecutive drives in the third quarter to put the Colonials up 24-3. Mitchell finished with 92 yards receiving, all of which came on his three touchdown receptions.
Bryant (4-5, 2-2) had four turnovers, three of which occurred in Robert Morris territory. Three of the turnovers came on interceptions thrown by Mike Westerhaus, who finished just 14-of-33 for 115 yards. Michael Perry had 131 yards rushing for Bryant, but the Bulldogs managed only 226 yards of total offense.
The SEC would benefit in many ways if conference divisions are eliminated, including making sure the best teams play for the league title each year.
In 2006, the Cardinal were 1-11 and a Pac-12 laughingstock. Ten years later, including three Rose Bowls in the last four years, they're on top.
We continue our Big 12 draft with rounds 8-14.
Though Alabama is off to a tremendous start, Georgia isn't far behind with eight commits, including six ranked in the ESPN 300.
Miami, Clemson, Florida State and North Carolina have 21 of the ACC's 24 verbal commitments from players in the ESPN 300 for the class of 2017.
Stanford and Washington are in the best shape of any conference teams, but most of the others are off to slow starts.
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