WINSTON-SALEM — Michael Campanaro scored a career-high three touchdowns as Wake Forest knocked off Army 49-37.
Josh Harris added 129 rushing yards and two scores and Deandre Martin ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns for the Demon Deacons. Tanner Price tossed two touchdowns and had 221 yards in the air.
Wake Forest accumulated 517 yards of total offense against Army, the team’s most since racking up 562 against North Carolina in 2003.
The Demon Deacons improve to 3-1 on the season, while the Black Knights remain winless in three outings.
Former Richmond Senior linebacker Justin Jackson finished the game with 11 tackles in the game, five solo hits as well as recovering a fumble and blocking an Army extra-point.
Wake Forest will return to action 12:30 p.m. Saturday when ACC foe Duke visits BB&T Field.
TEXAS A&M 70, SOUTH CAROLINA STATE 14
COLLEGE STATION, Texas —Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel threw for three touchdowns and ran for another two by halftime as the Aggies rolled to a 70-14 victory over South Carolina State.
Texas A&M (2-1) was leading just 14-7 at the end of the first quarter before Manziel scored on runs of 39 and 20 yards which sparked the Aggies to a 35-point explosion in the second quarter.
In its first season in the Southeastern Conference, the Aggies set a league mark for punt return yards with 246, including a 96-yard return for a score by Dustin Harris.
Former Richmond standout Derrick Wiley saw his first action in two weeks for the Bulldogs (1-3). Wiley rushed for five yards on three carries and was 0-for-1 passing in the loss. Andrew Carter was credited with four tackles, two solos for South Carolina State. Tedarius Wiley and Antoine Crouch were not listed as playing on the participation report.
The Bulldogs will play host to Norfolk State 2 p.m. Saturday.
APPALACHIAN STATE 34, CHATTANOOGA 17
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Appalachian State scored 34 consecutive points to rally for a 34-17 victory over Chattanooga.
Jamal Jackson tossed three touchdowns as the Mountaineers overcame at 10-point deficit. The Mountaineers improved to 2-2 on the season and 1-1 in Southern Conference play, while the Moc fell to 1-3 and 0-1.
With the victory, Appalachian State avoided losing two straight conference games for the first time since the 2002 season.
Former Richmond Senior lineman Alex Coulthard played in the game for the Mountaineers, while Andy Shuler was not listed on the participation sheet.
Appalachian State will battle Coastal Carolina 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Kidd Brewer Stadium.
FURMAN 31, PRESBYTERIAN 21
CLINTON, S.C. — Hank McCloud rushed for three touchdowns in the first half to spark Furman to a 31-21 win over Presbyterian.
The Paladins built a 24-0 halftime lead before the Blue Hose mounted a comeback in the final 30 minutes.
Furman (1-3) avoided starting its season with an 0-4 record for the first time since 1975 while also winning for the 14th straight time against Presbyterian.
Former Richmond Raider offensive lineman Dakota Truett was not listed as playing on the participation list.
The Blue Hose (1-3) will return to action 6 p.m. Saturday when they travel to face Davidson.
BUTLER 35, CAMPBELL 14
INDIANAPOLIS — Butler running back Trae Heeter ran for 204 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Bulldogs to a 35-14 victory over Campbell in the Pioneer League opener for both teams.
Matt Lancaster added two rushing scores and threw for another in the victory. Butler (2-2) led 14-7 at halftime before scoring 21 unanswered points in the second half.
Kurt Odom ran for both of Campbell’s scores in the loss.
Former Richmond offensive lineman Corey Smart did not play for the Fighting Camels (1-3) according to the participation list.
Campbell will play Drake 6 p.m. Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium.
UNCP 30, VIRGINIA-LYNCHBURG 7
LYNCHBURG, Va. — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke extended its winning streak to three following its 30-7 victory over Virginia-Lynchburg.
The Braves (3-1) led 14-0 at halftime before scoring three times in the third quarter to pull away from the NAIA Blue Dragons.
Elliott Powell rushed for a season-high 109 yards and two touchdowns, while Te’vell Williams tied a UNCP record with his 13th career touchdown. Linebacker Darcus Elliott also tied a school mark in the victory. The sophomore was credited with 19 tackles, including 12 solo stops.
Former Richmond Raider star LJ Stroman had four tackles, two solos for the Braves and John Rich caught a pass for 13 yards. Justin Watts was not listed as playing in the win according to the participation sheet.
UNCP will play host to Catawba 6 p.m. Saturday at Grace P. Johnson Stadium.
CATAWBA 14, TUSCULUM 6
SALISBURY — Bobby Morrison rushed for a career-high 158 yards and the Catawba defense limited one of the country’s best Division II offenses to 200 yards under its season average to post a 14-6 win over Tusculum in a South Atlantic Conference clash.
The victory improves the Indians to 3-1 overall and 1-1 in the SAC, while the Pioneers fall to 1-3 and 0-1.
Former Richmond offensive lineman Andrew Parsons started at right guard for Catawba and helped the team roll up 230 rushing yards in the contest.
The Indians will travel to Pembroke 6 p.m. Saturday to battle UNCP.
ELIZABETH CITY STATE 20, FAYETTEVILLE STATE 13
FAYETTEVILLE — Despite a season-high 167 yards passing by quarterback Chauncey Concepcion, Fayetteville State lost its CIAA opener to Elizabeth City State 20-13.
DaRonte McNeill ran for 153 yards and a touchdown for the Vikings (2-2, 1-0).
Former Richmond Senior offensive lineman Kevin Alfonso started at center for the Broncos (1-3, 0-1).
Fayetteville State will return to action 6 p.m. Saturday at CIAA foe Chowan.
WOFFORD, NC WESLEYAN OFF
After having last weekend off, Wofford and North Carolina Wesleyan will return to action Saturday. The Terriers will travel to Elon at 1:30 p.m., while the Battling Bishops will hit the road to face LaGrange at 1 p.m.
— Sports editor Shawn Stinson can be reached at 910-997-3111, ext. 14, or by email at email@example.com