Scores

Final

Colgate 31

(3-2, 1-0 Patriot)

Fordham 24

(2-2, 0-1 Patriot)

6:00 PM ET, September 27, 2008

Coffey Field, Bronx, NY

1 2 3 4 T
COLG 0 14 7 1031
FOR 14 0 3 724

Top Performers

Passing: J. Skelton (FOR) - 156 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: J. Scott (COLG) - 43 CAR, 272 YDS, 4 TD

Receiving: N. Onyeabor (FOR) - 3 REC, 36 YDS, 1 TD

Colgate 31, Fordham 24

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Jordan Scott ran for four touchdowns, including the winner of 3 yards with 9 seconds left, leading Colgate to a 31-24 victory over Fordham on Saturday night in the Patriot League opener for both teams.

Scott, whose other touchdowns covered 15, 2 and 24 yards for the Raiders (3-2, 1-0), finished with 272 yards on 43 carries to boost his career total to a school-record 5,287 yards.

He has carried for 100 or more yards in 17 consecutive games and has seven career 200-yard outings.

John Skelton was 17-for-29 for 156 yards and two TDs for the Rams (2-2, 0-1).

Fordham took its final lead at 24-21 on Skelton's 2-yard pass to Asa Lucas midway through the fourth quarter. Jacob Stein kicked a 33-yard field goal with 4:33 left to tie it.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
COLG
FOR
1st Downs2515
Total Yards421302
Passing42156
Rushing379146
Penalties2-154-24
3rd Down Conversions6-134-13
4th Down Conversions1-21-1
Turnovers12
Possession36:0223:58

Passing Leaders

ColgateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sullivan4/14423.000
FordhamC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Skelton17/291565.420

Rushing Leaders

ColgateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Scott432726.3437
Sullivan201075.4025
FordhamCARYDSAVGTDLG
Martin21834.0016
Skelton44812.0022

Receiving Leaders

ColgateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Simonds23115.5024
Tupta2115.506
FordhamRECYDSAVGTDLG
Onyeabor33612.0120
Lucas23417.0132

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCOLGFOR
TD12:59Quasand Lewis 2 Yd Run (Adam Danko Kick) 07
TD00:17Nnamdi Onyeabor 20 Yd Pass From John Skelton (Adam Danko Kick) 014
SECOND QUARTERCOLGFOR
TD11:07Jordan Scott 15 Yd Run (Jacob Stein Kick) 714
TD04:08Jordan Scott 2 Yd Run (Jacob Stein Kick) 1414
THIRD QUARTERCOLGFOR
TD11:57Jordan Scott 24 Yd Run (Jacob Stein Kick) 2114
FG03:50Adam Danko 22 Yd 2117
FOURTH QUARTERCOLGFOR
TD11:37Asa Lucas 2 Yd Pass From John Skelton (Adam Danko Kick) 2124
FG04:33Jacob Stein 33 Yd 2424
TD00:09Jordan Scott 3 Yd Run (Jacob Stein Kick) 3124