HANOVER, N.H. -- Filling in for injured leading rusher Chad Kackert, running backs Robert Simpson and Sean Jellison combined for 146 yards and three touchdowns as New Hampshire topped Dartmouth, 42-6, on Saturday in the annual Granite Bowl game.
Jellison scored TDs on his first two carries of the afternoon, from 4 and 16 yards, as the Wildcats (4-0) beat the Big Green (0-2) for the 11th consecutive time. Simpson ran 14 times for a game-high 82 yards and one touchdown, and Jellison finished with 64 yards on eight rushes.
Kackert missed the contest after undergoing knee surgery this week.
The New Hampshire offense amassed 525 total yards, while the defense limited Dartmouth to 238 yards and forced three turnovers. The Big Green?s only points came on a 3-yard pass from quarterback Alex Jenny to fullback Philip McKeating with 24 seconds left in the third.
Jenny completed 18 of 32 passes for 130 yards. Milan Williams led the Dartmouth rushing attack with 73 yards on 16 attempts.
New Hampshire leveled the all-time series with Dartmouth with the victory. The Wildcats are 16-0-2 in their last 18 games with the Big Green, dating back to 1979.
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