LORETTO, Pa. -- Sean Patterson threw four touchdowns and Duquesne routed St. Francis (Pa.) 41-14 on Saturday night in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams.
St. Francis (Pa.) led 7-6 after a 1-yard touchdown run by John Kelly with 3:27 to play in the first quarter. Duquesne (3-1) responded with 35 unanswered points to lead 41-6 after three quarters. Paterson finished with 290 yards passing and Connor Dixon caught four passes for 175 yards and two scores.
The Dukes have won 12 of the past 13 games in the series since joining the Football Championship Subdivision in 1993.
The Red Flash (1-3) were held to 183 total yards and Kyle Harbridge was limited to 76 yards rushing after piling up 364 yards on the ground -- the most in the FCS since 2005 -- last weekend. The Red Flash are allowing 46 points per game so far this season.
Western Kentucky commit Jared Nash launches this snap from the bleachers and successfully sinks it in the garbage can.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
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