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NCAA Game Summary - NFLPA Collegiate Bowl



(Saturday, January 18th)

Final Score: National 31, American 17

Carson, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - LSU fullback J.C. Copeland rushed for two touchdowns to lead the National team to a 31-17 win over the American squad in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

Cincinnati's Brendon Kay was 3-for-7 passing with a touchdown to Asante Cleveland in the win.

Sean Schroeder of Hawaii converted 13-of-17 passes for 138 yards and a touchdown in the setback, while Bloomsburg's Franklyn Quiteh carried 10 times for 48 yards and a score.

Quiteh opened the scoring with a 20-yard rushing score following a 26-yard hookup from UCLA's James Franklin to Gerald Ford. Quiteh is the reigning Harlon Hill Trophy winner signifying the top player in Division II.

The National team got on the board to open the 2nd quarter as Copeland plunged up the middle for a one-yard touchdown to even the score.

Copeland added another one-yard touchdown run on the following National possession. The drive was highlighted by a successful conversion on fourth down followed by a 33-yard catch by Isaiah Burse from Dustin Vaughan.

The American team answered with a 10-play 84-yard drive that culminated with a 15-yard touchdown pass from Schroeder to Eric Ward.

The two teams were tied at 14-14 heading into the half.

Cleveland hauled in a 27-yard pass from Kay with 10:48 left in the third to break the deadlock. Kay lofted the ball up to the far corner of the end zone as Cleveland went up and grabbed it to put the National team on top.

Following an American punt, Stanford's Anthony Wilkerson increased the margin with a 27-yard touchdown down the near sideline for a 28-14 lead.

The two teams then traded field goals with National kicker Cairo Santos splitting the uprights from 39 yards out late in the third quarter and Vincenzo D'Amato hitting from 35 yards away to cut the deficit to 31-17 early in the fourth which capped the scoring.

01/18 21:24:59 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
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ECU 18
CIN 21
 
2nd
BOS 23
MIA 27
 
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NYK
LAL
2nd
FSU 34
MIAMI 40
 
2nd
YOUNG 44
OU 60
 
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ECU 18
CIN 21
 
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MSU 20
MICH 19
 
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DAY
FORD
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MAN
 
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CAN
MAR
 
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NIAG
QUIN
 
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USC
UTAH
3:00pm Today
WASH
CAL
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HOU
UCONN
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WILL
NDST
 
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MON 2
ARI 0
 
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WAS 1
STL 1
 
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PIT
NAS
3:00pm Today
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MIN
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