Collins, Belcher combine to lead Maine over Albany 39-7
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Dan Collins and Drew Belcher combined for four touchdowns, leading Maine to a 39-7 win over Albany on Saturday.
Collins led Maine (2-3, 2-1 Colonial) on three first-quarter touchdown drives, building a 20-0 lead. Belcher played mostly mop-up duty, throwing touchdown passes in the third and fourth quarter to Micah Wright and Jaleel Reed, respectively. Collins was 21 of 28 for 208 yards with a rushing and passing touchdown, and Belcher was 7 of 8 for 75 yards.
D.J. Crook’s 6-yard touchdown pass to Zee Roberson got Albany (2-4, 1-2) on the scoreboard with less than three minutes left in the second quarter. Crook was 17 of 30 for 167 yards and two interceptions and Roberson had 102 yards on nine catches.
Albany, which had been averaging over 120 yards rushing per game, was held to 5 yards on 22 carries. Maine had 185 yards on 33 carries.