— Joe Fagnano threw a pair of scores, Elija Barnwell ran for two and Maine handed reeling UMass its second-straight loss to a FCS opponent, 35-10 on Saturday.
North Dakota State looks to bounce back after a baffling blowout loss, Deion Sanders and Jackson State face the first test of the season, and newly anointed No. 1 James Madison has a chance to prove its ranking.
- Former player Williams shot, killed after fistfight
- Maine RB arrested on domestic violence charge
- No. 1 North Dakota St. tops FCS playoff bracket
- Maine player collapses, dies during workout
A former New Jersey high school football star was shot and killed in Philadelphia following a fistfight on a city street, authorities said.
Joe Fagnano’s 11-yard touchdown pass to Earnest Edward’s with 34 seconds left capped Maine’s fourth-quarter comeback and the Black Bears beat Rhode Island 34-30 on Saturday.
Joe Fagnano passed for 320 yards and two touchdowns, Earnest Edwards caught five passes for 153 yards and a score, and Maine beat Elon 31-17 on Saturday for its third straight victory.
Joe Fagnano threw four touchdown passes and Maine rode a 23-point fourth quarter to a 47-31 victory over Albany on Saturday.
Joe Fagnano ran threw for 249 yards and two touchdowns and Maine beat William & Mary 34-25 on Saturday.
Stephen Calvert threw for five touchdowns and passed the 10,000-yard passing mark for his career and Liberty beat Maine 59-44 on Saturday.
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.
Daniel Smith passed for a touchdown and ran for two more and Villanova scored on its first five possessions to defeat Maine 33-17 on Saturday.
Earnest Edwards returned two kickoffs for touchdowns for the second time in his career to lead Maine to a 35-21 win over Colgate on Saturday.
Tom Flacco passed for 232 yards and a score and Yeedee Thaenrat added four short touchdown runs to power Towson to a 45-23 victory over Maine in a Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturday night.
Matt LaRoche, Justin Tomlin and Logan Wright each rushed for more than 100 yards and Georgia Southern beat Maine 26-18 on Saturday.
Police say Maine running back Ramon Jefferson has been arrested and charged with domestic violence assault.