RICHMOND, Va. -- Seth Fisher rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns as Richmond defeated William & Mary 31-20 Saturday.
Holding a one-point lead late in the second quarter, Richmond (6-6, 4-4 Colonial Athletic Association) pulled ahead as Michael Strauss found Brian Brown for a 5-yard score. Jordi Brandon added a late field goal to put the Spiders up 24-13 at half.
Richmond opened the second half with an eight-play, 75-yard drive capped with a 2-yard rushing touchdown by Fisher.
The Tribe (7-5, 4-4) couldn't pull closer as their next three drives ended in an interception, a fumble and a turnover on downs.
William & Mary led 10-7 in the first quarter after Airek Green returned a Fisher fumble 40 yards for a touchdown. Richmond answered with a 1-yard score by Fisher on the next drive.
Strauss finished 22-of-37 with 233 yards and Stephen Barnette had seven receptions for 90 yards.
LB Hardy Nickerson Jr., who led Cal with 112 tackles last season, should make a smooth transition to Illinois, where his dad is the coordinator.
As Jim Harbaugh continues to lead the satellite camp charge, the SEC's indifference is a missed opportunity to expand its own recruiting footprint.
Archie Manning, the second overall pick in the 1971 NFL draft, became the first former player to receive the Liberty Bowl's highest honor.
Jim Harbaugh's unorthodox QB camp hosted No. 1 QB prospect, and Michigan commit, Dylan McCaffrey who impressed his future coach.
Tren'Davian Dickson, an ESPN 300 recruit who had enrolled at Baylor in January, is transferring to Houston, he confirmed to ESPN.com on Saturday.
Ex-Vanderbilt football player Brandon Vandenburg was found guilty on multiple counts of aggravated rape and aggravated sexual battery. He was also convicted of one count of unlawful photography.
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