— Braxton Burmeister threw for 212 yards and a touchdown to lead Virginia Tech to a 21-10 victory over Richmond on Saturday.
No. 1 James Madison will play Richmond on April 17, one day before the 16-team FCS playoff field will be announced.
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Zach Burdick caught a 23-yard touchdown pass from Hollis Mathis on the second possession of overtime and William & Mary beat Richmond 21-15 on a rainy Saturday to claim the Capital Cup in the 130th meeting.
Ben DiNucci threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to help James Madison beat Richmond 48-6 on Saturday night for the Dukes’ third outright Colonial Athletic Association title in four years.
Nowooola Awopetu returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and T.D. Ayo-Durojaiye capped a rally with a 20-yard scoring run midway through the fourth quarter to lead Villanova to a 35-28 victory over Richmond on Saturday.
Joe Mancuso threw two touchdown passes to Keyston Fuller and ran for two scores and Richmond beat Stony Brook 30-10 on Saturday.
Aaron Dykes ran back two kickoff returns for touchdowns -- the first time that has happened in Richmond history -- and the Spiders knocked off Delaware 35-25 on Saturday.
Kurt Rawlings threw four touchdown passes and Yale scored 14 points in the final 83 seconds to beat Richmond 28-27 on Saturday night.
Joe Mancuso ran for two touchdowns and his 66-yard scoring pass to Keyston Fuller gave Richmond the lead for good in a 24-17 win over Maine on Saturday.
Beau English threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Richmond sacked Albany quarterback Jeff Underfuffler seven times as the Spiders held off the Great Danes 23-20 on Saturday.
Tim DeMorat threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as Fordham edged Richmond 23-16 on Saturday.
Davis Cheek threw a career-high five touchdown passes to five different receivers, Shamari Wingard returned a kickoff 96 yards for a score and Elon beat Richmond 42-20 on Saturday in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.
Anthony Brown threw for three touchdowns in the first half, AJ Dillon caught a touchdown pass and ran for two scores and Boston College coasted to a 45-13 nonconference victory over Richmond on Saturday.
Joe Mancuso passed for 131 yards and rushed for a career-high 77 more including two short touchdown runs as Richmond defeated Jacksonville 38-19 in Thursday night's season opener.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
First-year safety David Jones (Richmond), who spent last year on the Patriots practice squad, was informed of his release by the team. The Patriots now have two open spots on their 90-man roster.
After passing on a quarterback in the first round, the Giants selected Richmond signal-caller Kyle Lauletta in the fourth round.
Hurricane Harvey is forcing sports teams to mull over their plans as the storm is expected to stall over the Texas coastline heading into next week.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer
Delaware is hiring Richmond's Danny Rocco as its next coach, a source tells ESPN. He will receive a five-year contract at Delaware. Rocco informed Richmond today of his departure. Rocco is 43-21 in five seasons at Richmond and 90-41 overall as a head coach. He replaces Dave Brock, fired in October. Rocco is a Pennsylvania native who has coached at Virginia, Maryland, Texas and Boston College, among other college spots, as well as with the New York Jets in 2000.
North Dakota State, the No. 1 seed in the FCS Playoffs, will begin its quest for a sixth straight national championship next week. The first round kicks off this weekend.
Richmond, Northern Iowa and Eastern Washington celebrated victories on Saturday over Power 5 schools.
No victory for Virginia in Mendenhall debut
The Bronco Mendenhall era isn't off to a great start. FCS Richmond marched into Charlottesville and won 37-20. The Cavaliers were held to 38 yards rushing in the loss. See the box score
Spiders' lead over Virginia growing
Kyle Lauletta's 11-yard TD pass to Brian Brown puts Richmond up big. The Spiders lead Virginia 37-14 late in the fourth quarter.