Strong start key for Terriers

ELON, N.C. --- Dane Romero scored three touchdowns and Wofford scored on four of its first five possessions en route to a 55-20 victory over Elon Saturday.


Romero had a pair of first-quarter touchdowns as the Terriers (6-1, 4-0 Southern Con- ference) took a 34-13 halftime lead on the way to handing Elon (7-2, 5-1) its first conference loss.

Mitch Allen added 81 rushing yards and a touchdown, and Ben Widmyer had 59 yards and two touchdowns on the ground for Wofford.

Widmyer also was 11 of 17 for 143 yards and a 59-yard touchdown pass to Andy Strickland, who had 101 yards on six catches.



In Boone, N.C., Armanti Edwards threw two fourth-quarter touchdowns to help Appalachian State rally for the victory.

Edwards finished with 186 yards on 16-for-24 passing, including touchdown passes of 17 yards to Ben Jorden and 15 yards to T.J. Courman, as the defending Football Championship Subdivision champion Mountain-eers (6-2, 4-0) won their fifth game in a row.

Tersoo Uhaa ran for two touchdowns for Furman (6-3, 3-2).


In Birmingham, Ala., Chris Evans ran for 174 yards and two touchdowns to lead Samford.

The Citadel (3-5, 1-4) tied the game at 7-7 in the second quarter when Cam Turner threw a 31-yard touchdown strike to Andre Roberts, who had eight catches for 100 yards.

But Samford (4-3, 2-2) answered with three touchdowns.



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