After building a 28-10 lead at the half, the Phoenix (2-4, 1-1 Southern) turned the game over to the defense.
Furman (2-3, 1-1) got back in the game with Hank McCloud's 3-yard run in the third quarter, followed by Duncan Fletcher's PAT run. McCloud scored again on a 29-yard pass from Fletcher midway through the fourth quarter. But the Paladins only managed one first down on their last two possessions.
Bostick's 2-yard run and Wrightenberry's 33-yard return put Elon up 14-7 after one quarter. Mike Quinn connected with Rasaun Rorie, who had three catches for 112 yards, for a 73-yard score before Bostick's 8-yard run made it 28-25.
McCloud rushed 20 times for 116 yards as Furman out-gained Elon 419-309 in total offense.
Coach Nick Saban addressed his team's needs on the offensive line and at linebacker, but he said he's still looking to add depth at running back.
Several early enrollee recruits in the ACC have a chance to get some experience this spring and make a significant impact in the fall.
Oklahoma State had a signature win over TCU in 2015, and could have a chance at another at Baylor in 2016.
SEC powers and a few surprises make top junior's favorites.
The Eagles had needs all across the roster following a 3-9 season. Some help and experience arrives at quarterback.
The return of healthy WR Mikey Dudek might just be one of the most important additions in the league as Illinois tries to get back to a bowl.
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