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-- The Scarlet Knights will wear their black uniforms Thursday night rather than their usual home red. It's the second time this season they'll don black. It's the players' favorite uniform. They typically wear it once or twice per season. -- Rutgers has received more than 2,000 ticket deposits for next season since the announcement it's jumping to the Big Ten Conference. -- Thursday night's game...Read more »
Stony Brook's Miguel Maysonet leads all of FCS (formerly Division I-AA) in rushing with 1,502 yards.
He is second in rushing average (166.89) to Zach Zenner of South Dakota State (180.88). Maysonet, from Riverhead, has played nine games compared with Zenner's eight.
Here's the breakdown of how Maysonet's total rushing yards stacks up with other divisional leaders across the country.
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Stony Brook: What more can be said? The Seawolves (4-1) accomplished a feat several years in the making, knocking off Army, 22-3, on the road. And it wasn’t just a fluke of a win. Miguel Maysonet ran for 220 yards and two touchdowns. The Seawolves defense limited Army’s potent rushing game to 273 yards (and 4 turnovers). The 273 yards sounds like a lot, but Army came into the game...Read more »
Game: No. 2 USC (1-0) vs. Syracuse (0-1)
Details: At MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J. 3:30 p.m., ABC (Ch. 7)
Last week: USC beat Hawaii 49-10, Syracuse lost to Northwestern 42-41
What to watch for: Plenty of offense. USC’s offense is loaded with stars. Quarterback Matt Barkley, a Heisman Trophy contender, threw for 372 yards and four touchdowns last week, Penn State transfer...Read more »
Coach: Chuck Priore, seventh season (37-31).
Last year: 9-4, 6-0 Big South. Seawolves made their first appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, beating Albany, 31-28, before losing to top-ranked Sam Houston State, 34-27.
Backfield in motion: That would be Big South offensive player of the year Miguel Maysonet and Iowa transfer Marcus Coker. Barring injury, mark each...Read more »
LIU POST AT A GLANCE
Coach: Bryan Collins (14th season, 107-47).
Last season: 7-4, 6-1 PSAC.
Watch list: Offense: QB Steven Laurino (19 touchdowns, 1,870 yards), RBs Jeff Mack (865 yards), Anthony Brunetti (312), Thomas Beverly,WRs Joe Botti (5 TDs), Grayson Laurino, Kyle Hardy. TE Pat Fitzgerald, OL Chris Williams, C Rob Scheuerer. Defense: DBs Antonio Powell- Fields, D.J.Young,...Read more »