Cumby’s 144 yards, 2 TDs lead Delaware in 21-6 win over North Carolina A&T

by Danica Brendon

Delaware Defeats North Carolina A&T 21-6 in College Football Action

In a Saturday matchup, the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens emerged victorious with a 21-6 win over the North Carolina A&T Aggies. The game, held in Newark, Delaware, saw standout performances from Kyron Cumby and Marcus Yarns who led the Fightin’ Blue Hens to victory.

Cumby had an outstanding game, rushing for 144 yards and scoring two touchdowns. His contributions proved crucial in securing the win for Delaware. Yarns also had an impressive showing, accumulating 126 rushing yards. The Fightin’ Blue Hens as a team gained a total of 322 rushing yards, effectively overpowering the North Carolina A&T defense.

Defensively, Delaware held the Aggies to a mere 196 total yards, including a meager 31 yards passing. This strong defensive performance played a significant role in limiting the scoring opportunities for North Carolina A&T.

The game began with Cumby’s impressive 25-yard run, which opened the scoring for Delaware in the first quarter. He later followed it up with a 3-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, giving the Fightin’ Blue Hens a comfortable 14-3 lead heading into halftime. In the third quarter, quarterback Ryan O’Connor connected with Jourdan Townsend for a 2-yard touchdown pass, extending Delaware’s lead to 21-3.

North Carolina A&T’s only scores came from Owen Daffer’s two successful field goals. Their offense struggled throughout the game, with quarterback Kevin White completing just 7 of his 17 passing attempts for a meager 31 yards. Running back Wesley Graves was the lone bright spot for the Aggies, accumulating 83 rushing yards.

Overall, Delaware’s dominance in the rushing game, coupled with their stellar defensive performance, proved too much for North Carolina A&T to overcome. The Fightin’ Blue Hens improved their season record to 5-1, including a flawless 3-0 in the Coastal Athletic Conference.

As the college football season progresses, Delaware’s victory over North Carolina A&T will provide momentum and confidence for the team. They continue to be a force to be reckoned with in the FCS division.

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