OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Brett Gabbert threw two touchdown passes and AJ Mayer threw for one other, and Miami of Ohio swarmed FCS-member Prolonged Island 42-7 on Saturday.
Mayer bought the Redhawks (1-2) going when he chanced on Jack Sorenson on an 18-yard touchdown toss to create the game-opening eight-play, 93-yard drive.
Early within the 2d quarter, Camden Orth threw a 24-yard touchdown cross to Derick Eugene to drag the Sharks (0-3) into a 7-7 tie.
But Miami proceeded to place regulate of the line of scrimmage and pulled away when Kevin Davis crashed in from three yards out with 5: 22 remaining sooner than halftime. Five minutes later, Gabbert threw a 16-yard scoring cross to Jalen Walker for a 21-7 lead.
Miami outgained Prolonged Island 523-216 in entire yards.
Orth performed 15-for-21 passing for 178 yards.
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