LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) -- Eugene Goodman scored on an 8-yard run in
overtime to give Liberty a 49-42 victory over Hofstra on Saturday.
Goodman carried 40 times for 212 yards and three touchdowns for
Bobby Seck completed touchdown passes of 16 and 59 yards to
Marques Colston in the fourth quarter for Hofstra (2-10). After
Colston's second TD reception with 1:12 left, Seck passed to Isaac
Irby for a two-point conversion to send the game into overtime.
Liberty got the ball first in overtime and needed only three
plays, all runs by Goodman, to score.
A holding penalty forced Hofstra into a first-and-20 situation
from its 25 on its overtime possession. Two short passes moved
Hofstra to the 10, but Seck's fourth-down pass over the middle fell
With 7:51 left in the third quarter, Goodman put Liberty on top
28-21 with an 8-yard touchdown run. He increased the Flames' lead
to 42-27 on a 1-yard scoring run with 6:57 remaining in the fourth
quarter before Hofstra rallied.
Dre Barnes rushed 16 times for 100 yards, and his touchdown less
than a minute into the game put the Flames ahead 6-0. Barnes
finished the season with 1,346 yards, breaking his own school
Seck finished with 496 yards and four touchdowns on 24-of-47
passing. Colston scored on a 91-yard pass from Seck with 1:59 left
in the first quarter.