WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dante Ross returned two kickoffs for
touchdowns and Bucknell overcame six turnovers in a 35-19 victory
over Georgetown on Saturday afternoon.
Frank Lazio caught a touchdown pass and Kenny Davis and Daris
Wilson ran for scores for the Bison (3-1, 1-0 Patriot League), who
have won three straight.
Matt Barbiasz and Maurice Banks returned interceptions for
touchdowns for the Hoyas (1-4, 0-3 Patriot League). Barbiasz's
99-yard return was the longest in school history.
Bucknell fumbled on its first two offensive plays and
Georgetown's Sheldon Epps recovered a poor option pitch on the
second. Two plays later, Emir Davis scored from 1 yard out for a
Wilson threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Lazio on the second
quarter's first play. Midway through the period, three plays after
a penalty had wiped out Wilson's touchdown scamper, Barbiasz cut in
front of Nisan Trotter and raced down the Bison sideline for a 13-7
Ross retaliated with a 97-yard touchdown return on the ensuing
kickoff, then returned the second-half kickoff 85 yards for his
second score, setting a Patriot League record. He finished with
three kickoff returns for 198 yards.
Banks' 11-yard interception return got Georgetown within 21-19,
but a two-point conversion attempt failed. But Kenny Davis capped
off a 14-play, 69-yard drive with a 1-yard run with 9:53 remaining
in the fourth.
Wilson ran 20 yards for the final Bison touchdown.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.