Austin Peay 13

(0-4, 0-2 away)

Dayton 35

(4-0, 3-0 home)

1:00 PM ET, September 20, 2003

Welcome Stadium, Dayton, OH

1 2 3 4 T
PEAY 0 6 0 713
DAY 0 7 21 735

Dayton 35, Austin Peay 13

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Brandon Staley ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, and Jason Schmidt scored two TDs as Dayton beat Austin Peay 35-13 Saturday.

Cliff Sachini rushed for 115 yards for the Flyers (4-0), who outgained the Governors (0-4) 446 yards to 188.

Dayton scored 35 straight points after Austin Peay took a 6-0 lead on Ken Ellison's 2-yard TD run in the opening minute of the second quarter.

Staley's 4-yard TD run gave the Flyers a 7-6 halftime lead. Dayton scored 21 points in the third quarter on Schmidt's 35-yard TD run, a 26-yard TD pass from Staley to Schmidt and Staley's second 4-yard TD run.

Staley completed 9-of-16 passes for 135 yards with an interception. Schmidt caught five passes for 71 yards and had 51 yards rushing on two carries.

Ellison led Austin Peay with 56 yards rushing on 13 attempts. Jesse Kellogg was 12-of-27 for 104 yards and a 7-yard touchdown to Pat Curran on the game's final play.