Find a list of your saved stories here

Philyaw with 281 yards as Howard edges Delaware State 26-21


Save Story

Save stories to read later


Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Philyaw ran for a school-record 281 yards and two touchdowns to lead Howard to a 26-21 win over Delaware State in a season finale on Saturday.

The win snapped a five-game losing streak for the Bison (2-9, 2-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who finish second from the bottom in the MEAC ahead of the winless Hornets (0-11, 0-8).

Philyaw, who came into the game 51 yards shy of the 1,000-yard mark for the season, capped a 97-yard drive with a 45-yard scoring run to give the Bison an early 7-0 lead. Howard led 20-14 at halftime.

Philyaw finished the season with 1,132 yards and nine TDs.

William Parker rushed for another 107 yards and two more scores for Howard in a game where both teams relied on the ground game due to wind gusts.

Mike Waters ran for 224 yards and two touchdowns for the Hornets.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

CollegeNational Sports
The Associated Press

    ARE YOU GAME?

    From first downs to buzzer beaters, get KSL.com’s top sports stories delivered to your inbox weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast