RICHMOND, Va. -- David Jones returned a punt 68 yards for a touchdown and Kyle Lauretta threw a pair of touchdown passes as Richmond blanked Norfolk State 34-0 in the Spiders home opener Saturday.
It was Richmond's 11th straight win to start the season at home.
Lauretta threw for 337 yards and three touchdowns last week in the Spiders' upset win over Virginia and was named the Colonial Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week. This week he was 15 of 27 for 216 yards and had scoring passes of 21 and 51-yards but was intercepted twice.
Jones got Richmond on the board with his punt return with 1:06 left in the first quarter and Lauretta fired 21 yards to Tyler Wilkins in the second quarter to make it 14-0 at intermission.
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