Injured Kaheaku-Enhada sits, but Navy still wins
ANNAPOLIS, Md. » Zerbin Singleton scored three touchdowns, backup quarterback Jarod Bryant ran for 139 yards and a score, and Navy got an uncharacteristic solid performance from its defense in a 35-24 victory over Northern Illinois yesterday.
It was the third straight win for the Midshipmen (7-4), who have already accepted a bid from the Poinsettia Bowl.
After surrendering an average of 50.8 points in its last five games, Navy allowed only 10 points after halftime.
Playing in place of injured quarterback Kaipo-Noa Kaheaku-Enhada, Bryant carried 27 times and was 3-for-6 for 60 yards. Singleton finished with 101 yards rushing, and his three TDs gave him six in two games.
Justin Anderson carried 39 times for 140 yards and a touchdown for the Huskies (2-9).
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AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. » Jim Ollis, Ty Paffett and Chad Hall each eclipsed 100 yards rushing and combined for seven touchdowns to lead the Falcons (9-3, 6-2, Mountain West) past the Aztecs (4-6, 3-3).
Air Force ran for a season-high 569 yards, and Ollis (163 yards) and Paffett (105 yards) each set career highs for yards rushing.
Hall had just 25 yards rushing at halftime, but finished with 151 yards and two touchdowns.
WEST POINT, N.Y. » Paul Smith threw for 390 yards and Tulsa totaled 622 yards of total offense, helping the Golden Hurricane (8-3) beat the Black Knights (3-8).
Army lost its fifth consecutive game and second at home, despite totaling a season-high 491 yards of offense.
The Golden Hurricane -- who entered the game averaging almost 537 yards, second-most in the nation -- won their fourth consecutive game and have won six of their last eight.
Tarrion Adams ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns, Trae Johnson caught nine passes for 119 yards and a score, and Brennan Marion caught two long passes for 110 yards, one of them a touchdown. Tulsa totaled 500 yards in the first three quarters.