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State college football roundup (Sept. 14): Tom Flacco leads Towson to upset of No. 10 Villanova

State college football roundup (Sept. 14): Tom Flacco leads Towson to upset of No. 10 Villanova

Tom Flacco threw for 320 yards and three touchdowns and Towson beat host Villanova 45-35 in a Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturday.

Villanova (2-1), ranked 10th in the FCS coaches poll, scored on Matt Gudzak's 1-yard run with 8:16 to play to close within 42-35. But Flacco led a five-minute drive that ended with Aidan O'Neill's 26-yard field goal with 3:12 remaining before the Tigers (2-1) halted the Wildcats' final drive.

Zach Bednarczyk threw for 389 yards and four touchdowns, including two in the first quarter for a 14-0 Villanova lead before the Tigers scored the next 35 points, including a 76-yard, Flacco-to-Shane Leatherbury connection that tied the game....

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