AMHERST, Mass. -- Armando Cuko kicked a fourth-quarter field goal and Jeromy Miles intercepted a pass to help Massachusetts break a tie and take a 17-7 victory over Delaware in Colonial Athletic Conference action Saturday.
Cuko broke a 7-7 tie when he scored a 38-yard field goal to help UMass take a 10-7 lead. A few minutes later, Miles picked off a Robby Schoenhoft pass and returned it 52 yards to get Massachusetts in a more comfortable zone.
Delaware (2-3, 0-1 CAA) got it's only score in a long first quarter drive when Schoenhoft passed 8 yards to Robbie Agnone.
UMass saw a couple of chances of breaking the tie in the first half foiled. A second-quarter pass by Coen was intercepted in the end zone by Fred Andrew. And with five seconds left in the half, Armando Cuko's 45-yard field goal attempt sailed wide left.
The Minutemen compiled 301 yards in total offense in the first half, compared to 104 for Delaware. UMass wound up with 459 yards in total offense. Tony Nelson had 163 yards rushing.
Peyton Manning was among the former Tennessee players who praised and roasted Phillip Fulmer, who led the Volunteers to the 1998 national title.
J.P. Urquidez, the No. 17-rated offensive tackle in the ESPN 300, has signed with the Texas Longhorns after being released from his commitment to Baylor.
The SEC says it is closely monitoring its Twitter account after a hack led the league to post a couple images of scantily clad women Saturday morning.
Baylor and ex-coach Art Briles acknowledged "serious shortcomings" Friday night in a statement announcing that the sides have mutually agreed to terminate his employment.
Wyatt Davis is a physical offensive lineman who can provide some versatility to Ohio State.
Zachary Carter provides Florida with needed depth on the defense side. He can develop into a versatile defensive lineman.
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