Webb runs, passes Jacksonville State previous Davidson 35-17
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Zion Webb ran for 3 touchdowns and handed for 2 extra to steer Jacksonville State to a 35-17 victory over Davidson on Saturday.
Webb completed 9-of-20 passing for 158 yards and an interception. He carried seven instances for 55 yards dashing. Matt LaRoche led the Gamecocks with 63 yards dashing on 13 carries.
Jacksonville State (2-0) scored three touchdowns within the first 6:06 of the second quarter, with Webb accounting for all three scores. He ran 3 yards for a 14-7 Gamecocks lead, then after a punt he ran or handed for all however 5 yards in a 10-play, 86-yard drive that ended together with his 7-yard run. On the subsequent play from scrimmage, the Gamecocks’ Stevonte Tullis recovered a fumble and Webb adopted it up with a 21-yard landing go to Pat Jackson for a 28-7 lead. Tullis had two fumble recoveries within the sport.
Early within the fourth quarter, Webb’s 20-yard landing run put Jacksonville State forward 35-17.
Despite the 18-point deficit, Davidson (0-1) caught with its working sport, trying solely eight passes. The Wildcats drove contained in the 30 halfway by way of the fourth quarter however a false begin and two incomplete passes stalled the drive. Davidson had 62 rushes for 213 yards, led by 76 yards from Mark McCurdy.
Jacksonville State defeated Davidson 49-14 in final yr’s FCS playoffs. This yr, the Gamecocks are transitioning to FBS.
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