DURHAM, N.C. -- Chauncey Caldwell accounted for four touchdowns as North Carolina Central bounced back from its first conference loss in 19 games to roll over Delaware State 42-14 on Saturday.
NCCU (6-2, 4-1 MEAC) had won 18 straight conference games before falling to Norfolk State 28-21 at home last week. That loss also snapped an 11-game home win streak.
Caldwell rushed 10 times for just 10 yards but got two rushing touchdowns while throwing for 242 yards and two scores.
Jacen Murphy hauled in 10 passes for 189 yards and two touchdowns.
Caldwell hit David Miller on a 50-yard scoring strike early as the Eagles scored 21 unanswered points for a 28-7 halftime advantage.
Kwannah Kollie caught three passes for 107 yards and one score for Delaware State (1-7, 1-5), which broke a 17-game losing skid last week, beating South Carolina State 17-14.
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Baker Mayfield pulls off a trick play, where he catches a 2-point conversion, similar to a play he executed for a touchdown in the 2018 Rose Bowl.
Ryquell Armstead ran for 108 yards and a touchdown, the Temple defense scored on two of its five turnovers and the Owls beat Tulsa 31-17 on Thursday night in an American Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
Tulsa QB Luke Skipper is stripped from behind by Temple's Sam Franklin and teammate Chapelle Russell recovers it to seal the win.
Tulsa's Corey Taylor II runs in a five-yard touchdown to shrink Tulsa's deficit to 28-17.
Down 28-10 early in the fourth, Cooper Edmiston intercepts Temple QB Anthony Russo to begin a Tulsa scoring drive.
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