BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Smith threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score and Gardner-Webb scored on its opening three drives to beat Presbyterian 38-20 on Saturday.
Gardner-Webb held the Blue Hose to 47 first-half yards rushing and finished with 479 total yards to Presbyterian's 350.
Smith was 14 of 26 for 251 yards passing with an interception and scored on a 3-yard run in the third quarter before Tre' Jackson's 19-yard field goal. Jayln Cagle scored on a 1-yard run and finished with 105 yards on 14 carries.
Morgan was 8 of 16 for 123 yards passing and scored on a 9-yard scamper for the Blue Hose (2-6, 0-4).