CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 317 yards and
two touchdowns and rushed for 102 yards and another score, and wide
receiver Brian Edwards threw a touchdown pass and returned a
kickoff 92 yards for a score to lead Harvard past Cornell 34-24
Saturday in Ivy League play.
Corey Mazza added nine receptions for a career-high 194 yards
and two touchdowns for Harvard (4-0, 2-0), which is unbeaten after
four games for the third time since 2001.
D.J Busch put Cornell (1-3, 0-2) ahead 24-21 with a 77-yard
touchdown pass to Chad Nice midway through the third quarter. But
the Crimson took the lead for good late in the third as Edwards
took a handoff on a double reverse and threw a 21-yard touchdown
pass to Corey Mazza.
Fitzpatrick, who moved into second place on Harvard's career
total offense list, put the game out of reach with a 17-yard
touchdown run with 2:48 left.
Andre Hardaway gave the Big Red a 14-6 lead on a 10-yard run
early in the second quarter, but Edwards returned the ensuing
kickoff for a touchdown and Harvard pulled even at 14. Fitzpatrick
then pushed Harvard ahead 21-14 with a 51-yard touchdown pass to
Mazza late in the first half.
Cornell fell for the 12th time in 14 games dating back to the
start of the 2003 season. Hardaway rushed for a season-high 130
yards and Busch threw for 285 yards on 16-of-38 passing to lead the
Clifton Dawson rushed for 61 yards for Harvard, the first time
in 10 games he failed to gain over 100 yards on the ground.
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.