NCAA Football

Rhode Island Rams (7-4)


DeShields runs for 204 yards, Rhode Island tops Albany 35-21

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) Marques DeShields ran for 204 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries, Kasim Hill threw two TD passes and Rhode Island beat Albany 35-21 Saturday in the season finale for both teams.

Evan Stewart recovered a fumble in the end zone to make it 7-7 early in the second quarter. Hill hit Kahtero Summers for a 12-yard touchdown less than 3 minutes later and Dylan Brown blocked a short field-goal attempt that Oneil "Buzz" Robinson plucked out of the air and raced 96 yards for a TD that gave Rhode Island (7-4, 5-3 Colonial Athletic Association) a 21-7 lead at halftime.

Hill threw a 7-yard TD pass to Darius Savedge to make it 28-14 in the third quarter and DeShields capped the scoring with a 3-yard touchdown run with 4:31 to play.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: K. Hill2592
Passing TDs: K. Hill19
Rushing Yards: M. DeShields1187
Rushing TDs: M. DeShields12
Receiving Yards: E. Lee908
Receiving TDs: K. Summers6
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 at Stony Brook W 35 - 14
9/10 at Bryant W 35 - 21
9/17 vs. Delaware L 21 - 42
9/24 at 24 Pittsburgh L 24 - 45
10/1 vs. Brown W 38 - 10
10/15 vs. Elon W 17 - 10
10/22 at Monmouth W 48 - 46
10/29 at William & Mary L 30 - 31
11/5 vs. Maine W 26 - 22
11/12 at New Hampshire L 28 - 31
11/19 vs. Albany W 35 - 21
Colonial Athletic Association
  Conference Overall
6 William & Mary 7-1 10-1
15 New Hampshire 7-1 9-3
12 Elon 6-2 8-4
13 Richmond 6-2 9-3
Rhode Island 5-3 7-4
23 Delaware 4-4 8-4
Towson 4-4 6-5
Villanova 4-4 6-5
Monmouth 3-5 5-6
Albany 2-6 3-8
Maine 2-6 2-9
Hampton 1-7 4-7
Stony Brook 1-7 2-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4450 (34)
Passing Yards: 2592 (37)
Rushing Yards: 1858 (41)
Points per game: 30.6 (34)
Yards per game: 404.5 (31)
Touchdowns: 42 (32)
Field Goals: 4 (110)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4083 (56)
Passing Yards: 2281 (42)
Rushing Yards: 1802 (66)
Points per game: 26.6 (53)
Yards per game: 371.2 (58)
Touchdowns: 34 (49)
Field Goals: 12 (91)