WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Ben Jones kicked three field goals and Purdue held No. 20 Wake Forest to 244 yards in a 16-10 victory Saturday, spoiling the Demon Deacons' first game as a ranked team in more than a decade.
Purdue (1-1) controlled the line of scrimmage and the clock all day - until Anthony Chambers fumbled a punt at his team's 25 with 2:28 left, setting up the Demon Deacons (2-1) for one last chance.
But Wake Forest put itself in a hole with delay-of-game and holding penalties, before All-America defensive back Stuart Schweigert stopped Chris Barclay on fourth-and-1 at the 19 with 1:05 left.
Before this week, the Demon Deacons (2-1) were last ranked in January 1993 and were trying for their first 3-0 start since 1987.
Purdue bottled up Wake Forest's offense through three quarters, allowing just 170 yards as the Demon Deacons were saddled with poor field position and an inconsistent running game.
VIRGINIA 59, WESTERN MICHIGAN 16 In Kalamazoo, Mich., Marques Hagans threw three touchdown passes and Wali Lundy ran for two scores and threw for a third as Virginia (2-1) romped.
Hagans, the team's third quarterback of the year, went 12-for-20 and also ran for 68 yards. Starter Matt Schaub separated his right shoulder in the Cavaliers' season-opening win over Duke, while Anthony Martinez struggled last week in a 31-7 loss to South Carolina.
Lundy ran for 121 yards on 26 carries. All but 7 of his yards came in the first half, and he scored both his rushing touchdowns before halftime.
MARYLAND 61, THE CITADEL 0 In College Park, Md., Josh Allen opened the game with a 72-yard touchdown run and Steve Suter scored on a punt return in a 24-point first quarter as Maryland cruised to its most lopsided win in 49 years.
Eager to rebound from successive losses to Northern Illinois and Florida State, the Terrapins (1-2) built a 44-0 halftime lead en route to their biggest blowout since a 74-13 rout of Missouri in 1954.
The Citadel (1-2) fell to 0-11 against I-A teams since 1992.
The Terrapins scored more points in the first quarter than they did in their first two games. By halftime, Maryland outgained the Bulldogs 395-41 and held a 21-2 advantage in first downs.