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Skelton leads Fordham past Bucknell 21-7

Nov 8, 2009 - 3:05 AM NEW YORK(AP) -- John Skelton passed for 305 yards and a touchdown and Fordham defeated Bucknell 21-7 on Saturday.

Skelton was 28 for 33 and reached 300 yards for the sixth time this season. He is 14 completions shy of Kevin Eakin's school record of 247 and 155 yards shy of Eakin's record 3,072, both set in 2003.

The Rams (4-5, 1-3 Patriot League) held Bucknell (3-6, 1-3) to 254 yards and scoreless in the second half.

Jason Caldwell caught 12 passes for 135 yards for Fordham.

Justin Pulgrano gave Bucknell a 7-0 lead with a 6-yard TD run with 9:01 left in the second quarter.

Xavier Martin tied it for the Rams with a 12-yard run with 1:39 left in the half.

Darryl Whiting scored on a 1-yard run with 9:08 left in the fourth to give the Rams a lead and Skelton and his brother, Stephen, with a 9-yard score with 5:20 left.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BUCKNELL 0 7 0 0 7
    FORDHAM 0 7 0 14 21 FINAL

    Bucknell 7, Fordham 21  FinalNov 7 3:36 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BUCKNELL 0 7 0 7
    FORDHAM 0 7 0 7 END, 3RD QTR

    Nov 7 2:56 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BUCKNELL 0 7 7
    FORDHAM 0 7 7 HALFTIME

    Bucknell 7, Fordham 7  HalfNov 7 2:16 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BUCKNELL 0 0
    FORDHAM 0 0 END, 1ST QTR

    Nov 7 1:35 PM