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Morgan State at Buffalo

Buffalo 56, Morgan St. 34

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Branden Oliver rushed for 238 yards and Alex Zordich threw four touchdown passes as Buffalo rolled to a 56-34 victory over Morgan State on Saturday night.

Oliver had first-half scoring runs of 1 and 3 yards among his 25 carries and broke his own record for most rushing yards for the Bulls (1-1) since they moved to the Football Bowl Subdivision in 1999.

Zordich completed 16 of 21 passes for 237 yards, including a 34-yarder to Alex Neutz for a 42-13 lead with 10:05 left in the third quarter. Neutz caught eight passes for 154 yards and four touchdowns, one from Joe Licata.

Buffalo, which lost its opener to Georgia 45-23, piled up 571 yards to 366 for Morgan State (1-1), a Football Championship Subdivision team.

Travis Davidson gained 136 yards on 26 carries for the Bears, and Robert Council completed 12 of 16 for 161 yards and two touchdowns.

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Scoring Summary
MRGNSTEarvin Gonzalez 35 yd FG
BUFFBranden Oliver 1 yd run (Patrick Clarke kick)
BUFFJimmy Gordon 18 yd pass from Alex Zordich (Patrick Clarke kick)
MRGNSTEarvin Gonzalez 21 yd FG
BUFFBranden Oliver 3 yd run (Patrick Clarke kick)
MRGNSTTravis Davidson 38 yd run (Earvin Gonzalez kick)
BUFFAlex Neutz 16 yd pass from Alex Zordich (Patrick Clarke kick)
BUFFAlex Neutz 22 yd pass from Alex Zordich (Patrick Clarke kick)
BUFFAlex Neutz 34 yd pass from Alex Zordich (Patrick Clarke kick)
MRGNSTAndrew King 44 yd pass from Robert Council (Earvin Gonzalez kick)
BUFFAlex Neutz 28 yd pass from Joe Licata (Patrick Clarke kick)
MRGNSTBrian Mann 5 yd run (Earvin Gonzalez kick)
BUFFJames Potts 49 yd run (Patrick Clarke kick)
MRGNSTTravis Davidson 21 yd pass from Robert Council (Earvin Gonzalez kick)
 
Team Stats
 MRGNSTBUFF
First Downs2528
Third Down Efficiency6-153-7
Fourth Down Efficiency2-21-1
Plays-Net Yards78-36656-571
Rushes-Yds60-20132-306
Passing Yds165265
Kick Return Yds180136
Punt Return Yds5-3
Passes13-18-017-24-1
Punts4-1302-59
Fumbles-Lost0-00-0
Penalties-Yds8-8512-117
Time of Poss.40:1019:50
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
MRGNST: Travis Davidson 26-136, Brian Mann 17-74, Robert Council 13-23, Seth Higgins 4--32
BUFF: Branden Oliver 25-238, James Potts 1-49, Brandon Murie 3-13, Alex Zordich 2-10, Devin Campbell 1--4
PASSING
MRGNST: Robert Council 12-16-161-0, Seth Higgins 1-2-4-0
BUFF: Alex Zordich 16-21-237-1, Joe Licata 1-2-28-0, Team 0-1-0-0
RECEIVING
MRGNST: Travis Davidson 3-34, Tubotein Taylor 3-32, Kristian Johnson 3-26, Andrew King 2-52, Chris Flowers 1-13, Jorge Young 1-8
BUFF: Alex Neutz 8-154, Jimmy Gordon 2-23, Cordero Dixon 2-17, Devin Campbell 2-11, Alex Dennison 1-26, Rudy Johnson 1-24, Branden Oliver 1-10
 

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