Jayln Cagle had 141 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 23 carries and Gardner-Webb beat North Carolina Central 21-12 on Saturday night to snap a four-game skid dating to last season.
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Holton Ahlers threw for a touchdown and ran for two more as East Carolina rolled past Gardner-Webb 48-9 on Saturday.
Chris Reynolds threw a touchdown pass and ran for two scores and Benny LeMay added two touchdown runs, giving new coach Will Healy his first win, 49-28 over Gardner-Webb in Thursday night's season opener.
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Participants in first minority coordinators professional development seminar, held at NFL combine and sponsored by Advocates for Athletic Equity (formerly BCA): Delaware CBs coach Henry Baker, Oklahoma DBs coach Kerry Cooks, North Texas OL coach Brad Davis, Hawaii offensive coordinator Kefense Hynson, Missouri RBs coach Brian Jones, SMU defensive coordinator Van Malone, Vanderbilt DBs Brett Maxie, Gardner-Webb OL coach Kenneth Ray, Southern Utah head coach Demario Warren and Findlay co-defensive coordinator Jake Zweig.
RB breaks five tackles on way to end zone
South Alabama's Xavier Johnson took a short pass and turned it into a 56-yard TD by shedding multiple defenders before turning on the jets.
Tight end brushes off defenders
Gardner-Webb's Mike Estes shrugged off a couple tackles on his way to the end zone to cut into South Alabama's lead.
1Q WEBB W. Smith kick for 60 yds,J. Hubbard return for 95 yds for a TD, (G. Gregory KICK)
After Charlotte kicked a field goal to go up 3-0, J.J. Hubbard returned the ensuing kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown, putting Gardner-Webb on top 7-3.
Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and fellow Walter Payton Award finalist Terrance West of Towson were selected to The Associated Press FCS All-America team released Wednesday.
The NCAA has lost another round in court, this time over scholarships.
Gardner-Webb announced Friday that head football coach Ron Dickerson, Jr., has resigned to pursue other opportunities.