Furman extends streak with 56-20 win over The Citadel
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — P.J. Blazejowski had two touchdown passes, Anthony Wilcox and Kealand Dirks each ran in two more scores, and Furman won its seventh-straight game with a 56-20 victory over The Citadel on Saturday.
Furman (7-3, 6-1 Southern Conference) scored touchdowns with each of its first seven possessions and held The Citadel scoreless until the third quarter when Jordan Black connected with Raleigh Webb for a 48-yard touchdown.
Furman responded with a 29-yard touchdown pass from Blazejowski to Logan McCarter and The Citadel (5-5, 3-5) followed that up with a 61-yard touchdown grab by Cam Jackson to make it 49-14 with 6:56 left in the third.
Wilcox finished with 106 yards rushing on 12 carries, including a 55-yard run for his second touchdown of the game. Dirks scored with touchdown runs from the 9 and the 26.
Black finished with 223 yards passing and two touchdowns for The Citadel.
The Paladins remain a half game out of first behind Wofford in conference. Seven straight victories is the Paladins’ longest streak since 1999.
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