Davis Cheek threw a career-high five touchdown passes to five different receivers, Shamari Wingard returned a kickoff 96 yards for a score and Elon beat Richmond 42-20 on Saturday in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.
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Anthony Brown threw for three touchdowns in the first half, AJ Dillon caught a touchdown pass and ran for two scores and Boston College coasted to a 45-13 nonconference victory over Richmond on Saturday.
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- FCS power: Three wins over Power 5 teams
- National gets 6 FG in narrow Collegiate Bowl win
Joe Mancuso passed for 131 yards and rushed for a career-high 77 more including two short touchdown runs as Richmond defeated Jacksonville 38-19 in Thursday night's season opener.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
First-year safety David Jones (Richmond), who spent last year on the Patriots practice squad, was informed of his release by the team. The Patriots now have two open spots on their 90-man roster.
After passing on a quarterback in the first round, the Giants selected Richmond signal-caller Kyle Lauletta in the fourth round.
Hurricane Harvey is forcing sports teams to mull over their plans as the storm is expected to stall over the Texas coastline heading into next week.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer
Delaware is hiring Richmond's Danny Rocco as its next coach, a source tells ESPN. He will receive a five-year contract at Delaware. Rocco informed Richmond today of his departure. Rocco is 43-21 in five seasons at Richmond and 90-41 overall as a head coach. He replaces Dave Brock, fired in October. Rocco is a Pennsylvania native who has coached at Virginia, Maryland, Texas and Boston College, among other college spots, as well as with the New York Jets in 2000.
North Dakota State, the No. 1 seed in the FCS Playoffs, will begin its quest for a sixth straight national championship next week. The first round kicks off this weekend.
Richmond, Northern Iowa and Eastern Washington celebrated victories on Saturday over Power 5 schools.
No victory for Virginia in Mendenhall debut
The Bronco Mendenhall era isn't off to a great start. FCS Richmond marched into Charlottesville and won 37-20. The Cavaliers were held to 38 yards rushing in the loss. See the box score
Spiders' lead over Virginia growing
Kyle Lauletta's 11-yard TD pass to Brian Brown puts Richmond up big. The Spiders lead Virginia 37-14 late in the fourth quarter.
Richmond extends lead over Virginia
The Spiders now have a 23-7 lead in the third quarter after this 5-yard touchdown pass from Kyle Lauletta to Tyler Wilkins.
Richmond giving UVa all it can handle
Richmond QB Kyle Lauletta thows out of his own end zone and finds Dejon Brissett, who makes an over-the-shoulder 37-yard catch down the sideline. The Spiders lead Virginia 16-7 at halftime.
Missouri's Andrew Baggett kicked six field goals, accounting for all the National team's offense in an 18-17 victory over the American in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday.
North Dakota State rolling in FCS semis
Four-time defending FCS champ North Dakota State is rolling past Richmond in their semifinal game, thanks in part to Eric Perkins' 88-yard punt return TD. (Live on ESPN2)
Trevor Matich and Todd McShay join the show to discuss Notre Dame, the Big 12's playoff chances and which teams control their own destiny. Plus, a Richmond pep talk from McShay.
'James Madison' picks James Madison
Lee Corso, channeling our fourth President, says: "God bless the Dukes. And God bless the United States of America." Richmond just scored first
Sunshine to make an appearance
It's been a cloudy morning for College GameDay at James Madison. The sun is expected to come out eventually, but how high will temperatures reach? AccuWeather forecast
The MEAC's actions on Tuesday somewhat vindicated Hampton coach Cornell Maynor's complaints about the game officials in the Pirates' game against Richmond last Saturday.
Rapid Reaction from Maryland's 50-21 victory over Richmond, a result that elicited quarterback concerns for the Terrapins despite the final score.