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Bison Beat Delaware in First Home Game of the Season

The Bison dominated Delaware State University in their first home game of the season at Green Stadium. The Howard University Football team obliterated Delaware State University, 55-13 on Saturday, Oct. 13.

The Bison got straight to the point during their first drive with a 20-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Caylin Newton to running back Jordan Aley.

On their next drive, Newton connected with wide receiver, Jequez Ezzard, for a 78-yard score, keeping the bison in the lead, 14-0.

Freshman Kicker, Faraji Joseph tied his career-long 37-yard field goal,17-0. The Bison kept this winning momentum going as Newton found Ezzard again for a 47-yard touchdown,23-0.

The Bison kept this winning momentum going as Newton found Izzard again for a 47 -yard touchdown, 23-0.

The momentum from the offense also carried into to second period as the team earned 18 more points, bringing them up by 35 points by the half, 48-6.

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Freshman running back Iggy Reynoso took Howard over the 50 point mark with a 4-yard touchdown after halftime.

Ezzard had a show-stopping performance against Delaware State totaling 191 receiving yards on four catches with three touchdowns. He is the first Bison in school history to have back-to- back three touchdown games.

The Bison dropped 50 on Delaware State last year as well.


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