Eric Barriere threw seven touchdown passes as Eastern Washington beat Maine 50-19 in the semifinals of the FCS playoffs on Saturday, to advance to the national title game against powerhouse North Dakota State.
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After being one of the more road-tested teams in the FCS this season, Maine is traveling somewhere it's never been before -- the national semifinals.
Chris Ferguson threw for five touchdowns, Ramon Jefferson ran for a career-high 186 yards with a touchdown and seventh-seeded Maine used a big first half to defeat Jacksonville State 55-27 on Saturday in the second round of the FCS playoffs.
CAA Football set an FCS playoff record by getting in six teams on the bracket, but North Dakota State's dynasty will be pursuing an even bigger mark in the 24-team field.
Earnest Edwards returned two kickoffs for touchdowns, Drew Belcher scored on a 1-yard run and Maine cashed in on a turnover to win the Colonial Athletic Association championship outright by beating Elon 27-26 on Saturday.
Chris Ferguson threw four touchdown passes and Maine clinched at least a share of the Colonial Athletic Association title with a 28-9 victory over Richmond on Saturday.
Ramon Jefferson ran for a late touchdown and the defense stopped Towson just shy of the goal line as Maine prevailed 35-28 on Saturday night.
Chris Ferguson threw for one touchdown and ran for another and Maine took an early lead and held it, defeating Albany 28-9 on Saturday.
Kenny Doak kicked a 39-yard field goal as time expired to lift Maine to a wild 38-36 win over Rhode Island on Saturday, the Black Bears' 12th straight in the 97-game series that dates to 1911.