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State college football roundup: Morgan beats Howard, 21-13

Morgan State

Moses Skillon threw two touchdown passes as Morgan State defeated Howard, 21-13, in Mid-Eastern Conference play Saturday in Chicago.

Skillon completed 16 of 29 passes for 211 yards for the Bears (1-2, 1-0). Andrew King caught both of Skillon's touchdown passes and finished with 115 receiving yards.

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Orlando Johnson's 3-yard scoring run in the first quarter and Skillon's two touchdown passes to King put Morgan State up 21-0 midway through the second quarter. Skillon had the Bears on the move again on their next possession, connecting with Ricky Fisk for a 7-yard gain. But Fisk fumbled, and the ball was recovered by Howard's Craig Johnson, who took it 27 yards for a Bison touchdown, closing the gap to 21-7 at halftime.

In the second half, Morgan State went scoreless and gave up two field goals by the Bison's John Fleck.

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Kalen Johnson threw for 96 yards with one interception for Howard (0-4, 0-2).

Elon 17, Towson 13: Connor Christiansen passed for 133 yards and a touchdown, and the Phoenix defense held on to win.

Visiting Towson (2-2, 0-1 Colonial Athletic Association) drove 60 yards to get in the red zone with time waning, but Connor Frazier fumbled the center exchange with 11 seconds left and the Tigers were unable to get off another play. Frazier set the school record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 132 and threw for 151 yards on 19-for-34 passing.

John Silas had 16 tackles for Elon (2-2, 1-0), which was playing in its first-ever CAA game. Tereak McCray had three receptions for 65 yards, including a 35-yard score, and Brandon Gentry rushed for 48 yards and a touchdown.

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Towson outgained Elon 399-205 and scored touchdowns on two of its first three possessions.

Salisbury 91, Southern Virginia 7: The host Sea Gulls (2-1, 2-0) had a record-setting day in their first-ever home New Jersey Athletic Conference game, defeating the Knights (0-3, 0-2).

Salisbury ran off 10 straight touchdowns, including three consecutive rushing scores by Aaron Moore.

The Sea Gulls set team records for most points (91), most touchdowns (13), and largest margin of victory (84) in the win, breaking the marks from an 84-7 win at Husson on Sept. 18, 2010. Alex Potocko tied the record of most extra points with 12, matching A.J. Rosenthal, who kicked 12 against Husson.

The Sea Gulls outrushed Southern Virginia 537-46.

It took Salisbury only 1 minute, 34 seconds to reach the end zone on its first drive. Ryan Jones found Isaiah Taylor on a pass deep down the left sideline for a 48-yard score on the fifth play of the game.

Bowie State 45, Livingstone 17: Kendall Jefferson and Kerrick Pollock each scored two touchdowns to lead the host Bulldogs (3-1, 1-0 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) past the Bears (1-1, 0-1).

Jefferson had 12 carries for 52 yards, and Pollock made four catches for 146 yards.

Livingstone tied the score at 7 with 8:48 left in the first quarter, before Bowie scored twice for a 20-7 lead at the end of the quarter. The Bulldogs led 33-10 at halftime.

Stevenson 28, Misericordia 13: Jeff Farrah went 25-for-37 for 250 yards and three touchdowns to lead the host Mustangs (4-0, 3-0 Middle Atlantic Conference) past the Cougars (0-4, 0-2).

Devin Salisbury caught touchdown passes of 11 and 15 yards to build a 21-0 lead at halftime. Salisbury finished with nine catches for 97 yards.

Ursinus 33, McDaniel 17: The host Bears (2-2, 1-2 Centennial Conference) scored 26 straight points and beat the Green Terror (0-4, 0-3).

Bamasa Bailor led McDaniel with 84 receiving yards. Matty Callahan threw for 242 yards. Sean Montgomery finished with 68 receiving yards while Mike Oliveto caught eight passes for 66 yards.

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