This Saturday: Georgia Tech, Byrd Stadium, College Park, 7 p.m.

Previous game: Maryland lost to North Carolina, 41-17. It was the Terps' fifth straight loss to the Tar Heels. Georgia Tech lost to Virginia, 24-7.

Key statistics: Maryland was never able to stop the Tar Heels offense, which never punted. The Tar Heels rushed for 335 yards on 58 carries. Curtis Johnson rushed for 94 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries and Leon Johnson had 13 carries for 90 yards and a touchdown for North Carolina. The Tar Heels built a 24-10 halftime lead, then added 10 points on their first two drives of the second half, using the run on all but one of 21 plays in the two drives. North Carolina converted 10 of 12 third-down opportunities, and the Terps were 7-for-15 on third-down conversions. For the first time in several seasons, the Terps had more rushing yards (180) than passing (169). Maryland quarterback Scott Milanovich, starting for the first time in three games, completed 22 of 33 for 169 yards and no touchdowns. Milanovich, who was sacked three times, will start against Georgia Tech.

Injuries: Freshman RB Buddy Rodgers sprained a knee and ankle.

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This Saturday: Louisville, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, 1:30 p.m.

Previous game: Navy ended a 10-game losing streak with a 7-0 victory over Lafayette. Louisville lost to Army, 30-29.

Key statistics: The 10-game losing streak matched Houston's as the longest in the nation among major colleges. The Midshipmen, who had allowed an average of 50.4 points in their first five games, got their first shutout since defeating Dartmouth, 45-0, in October 1986. Navy limited Lafayette to three first downs in the first half and forced the Leopards to punt six times in the half. Lafayette never got closer than the Navy lTC 24-yard line. The Midshipmen, who managed two first downs in the second half, finished with 41 yards rushing on 33 carries. Navy scored its touchdown -- a 13-yard run by Patrick McGrew -- late in the first quarter to cap a nine-play, 82-yard drive. Midshipmen quarterback Jim Kubiak completed 17 of 31 for 170 yards, but he was sacked five times. Kubiak has been sacked 13 times in the past two games.


This Saturday: Delaware State, 2 p.m.

Previous game: Morgan State lost to North Carolina A&T;, 26-16. Delaware State lost to Florida A&M;, 25-18.

Key statistics: Despite the loss, the Bears accumulated 354 yards of total offense. Morgan State running back Andre Thomas rushed for 112 yards on 17 carries. Bears quarterback Michael Moore completed 12 of 30 for 263 yards and two touchdowns to D'Anthony Cameron. Cameron had four receptions for 103 yards and Dante Carter caught five passes for 100 yards. Morgan State had led 16-15 before North Carolina A&T; rallied for 11 points in the final 3:32.


This Saturday: American International, Minnegan Stadium, 1 p.m.

Previous game: Towson State was idle. American International lost to New Haven, 59-7.


This Saturday: Bowie State is idle. Next game is Oct. 29 at Fayetteville State, Fayetteville, N.C.

Previous game: Bowie State lost to Winston-Salem, 40-14. Fayetteville State was idle.

Key statistics: Winston-Salem wide receiver Oronde Gadsden caught three touchdown passes to break the career touchdown reception mark in the CIAA. Gadsden, who finished with six catches for 203 yards, has 41 career touchdown receptions. Richard Huntley rushed for 216 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries. The Rams won despite being penalized nine times for 86 yards. Bowie State running back Monty Bennett rushed for 101 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries. Bulldogs quarterback Darrell Foote completed 10 of 31 for 206 yards.


This Saturday: Bridgewater College, Bobcat Stadium, Frostburg, 1:30 p.m.

Previous game: Frostburg State defeated SUNY-Brockport, 47-17. Bridgewater lost to Guilford, 21-0.

Key statistics: Frostburg State fullback Kermit Nored had his second three-touchdown game of the season. The Bobcats gained 260 yards rushing on 57 carries. Frostburg State outscored Brockport 27-0 in the second and third quarters. Bobcats quarterback Gilbert Telleria completed nine of 13 passes for 187 yards and Ariel Bell caught six passes for 96 yards. E. J. Fuller returned two punts for 42 and 31 yards -- each to the 1-yard line -- to set up Frostburg State touchdowns. Frostburg State held Brockport to 87 yards rushing.


This Saturday: At Georgetown, Kehoe Field, Washington, 1:30 p.m.

Previous game: Johns Hopkins defeated Muhlenberg, 14-0. Georgetown lost to Franklin & Marshall, 14-7.

Key statistics: One week after passing for a career-best 209 yards, Johns Hopkins quarterback Dan Redziniak completed 20 of 31 for 205 yards and two touchdowns. Junior wide receiver Ryan McCrum caught both touchdown passes. The Blue Jays had the ball for 38:10, and Muhlenberg had possession for 21:50. Johns Hopkins limited Muhlenberg to 47 yards rushing and 152 yards total offense. Johns Hopkins junior linebacker AlQadir Walker was named the Centennial Conference's Defensive Player of the Week. He led the team with eight tackles, four unassisted, and 1 1/2 sacks.


This Saturday: Wesley, Sea Gull Stadium, Salisbury, 1 p.m.

Previous game: Salisbury State edged Newport News on quarterback Marc Thomas' 5-yard touchdown run with 15 seconds remaining, 25-22. The Sea Gulls had taken a 19-7 lead into the fourth quarter. Wesley was idle.

Key statistics: Salisbury State running back Byron Pugh rushed for 165 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries. Thomas completed 15 of 29 for 172 yards. Todd Burrell was his top receiver with six catches for 97 yards. Newport News gained 249 yards rushing and had more first downs than the Sea Gulls (21-17). Newport News running back Jermaine Bellamy finished with 199 yards on 36 carries.


This Saturday: At Franklin & Marshall, Williamson Field, Lancaster, Pa., 1:30 p.m.

Previous game: Western Maryland lost to Dickinson, 33-7. Franklin & Marshall defeated Georgetown, 14-7.

Key statistics: Dickinson rushed for 452 yards on the Green Terror defense. Doug Cunningham ran for 215 yards and a touchdown in his first collegiate start for the Red Devils, and Jon Rubin added 117 yards rushing and a touchdown. Western Maryland quarterback Brian Van Deusen completed seven of 14 passes for 102 yards before leaving with a concussion in the first quarter. His replacement -- freshman Wyatt Lowe -- was 13-for-19 for 89 yards. The Green Terror lost two fumbles and was intercepted twice.

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