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Campbell rolls over Methodist 70-0 in opener

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Campbell LB delivers huge hit (0:18)

Campbell linebacker Michael Wamer gets into the backfield and blows up the play with a big hit. (0:18)

BUIES CREEK, N.C. -- Daniel Smith and Anthony Robbins each threw two touchdown passes, and Campbell rushers ran for four more scores in Thursday night's season-opening 70-0 rout of Division III Methodist.

It's the second time in program history that the Camels hit the 70-point mark.

CU set a few records along the way. Jaquan Brooks set CU's single-game record with 141 punt return yards and Emmanuel Olenga had a record 4.5 sacks.

Carlos Merritt recovered a fumble for a score, Brooks returned a punt 54 yards for a TD, and the Camels amassed 434 yards of total offense while holding the Monarchs to 44 yards passing and 18 yards rushing.

Robbins began the scoring with a 24-yard TD run, then hit Michael Wooten on a 33-yard TD pass and Aaron Blockmon on a 34-yarder for a 35-0 first-quarter lead.

Joshua Jones gained a career-high 113 yards and scored on an 8-yard run.