BANGOR, Maine - Cory Brandon was responsible for five of the six touchdowns on the day to help propel Husson to a 42-0 win over Anna Maria in Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) action on a rainy Saturday Afternoon at Winkin Sports Complex.
Husson (6-1, 4-0 ECFC) improves to 17-1 in their last 18 ECFC games, while Anna Maria loses its fifth consecutive to the Eagles and falls to 2-7 in the all-time series.
Brandon connected on 14-for-20 passes for 305 yards and five touchdowns to become the first quarterback to pass for 300 yards in a single game since Husson revived its football program in 2003, while tying the single-game record for most touchdown passes. Brandon struck for touchdowns of 32, 53, 25, 93 and 21 yards on the day and did not throw an interception. The 93 yard touchdown pass that Brandon threw to Deon Wiggins in the 1st half set new single-game record for the longest touchdown pass and the longest pass reception.
John Smith ran 34 times for 231 yards and a score to help the Eagles gain the fifth most rushing yards in a single-game with 403. Levi Craig added 62 yards on three carriers, Obie Christmas had 33 yards, Tyler Bassett and Chuck Browne contributed 25 yards, Robenson Saintard added 18, Justin Johnson had 12 and Nicholas Alvarez, Keyshaun Robinson and Devin Wright each had 3, 2, and 1 yards respectively.
Wiggins caught five passes for 140 yards and two touchdowns, Saintard added three catches for 92 yards and a score, while Kadeem Edge recorded four catches for 70 yards and two scores.
Leading the way for the second ranked defense in the nation was Ellis Throckmorton who recorded a team-high 10 tackles (8 solo, 2 assist), 3.5 tackles for loss while adding a career high three sacks for 25 yards with a forced fumble and a pair of quarterback hurries. Throckmorton helped the Eagles limit Anna Maria to a school-record 37 yards of total offense (49 yards of passing, -12 yards of rushing), three first downs, while holding them to 2-for-17 on third down. Logan Steward chipped in five tackles with two tackles for loss and a sack. Jean Gabriel added five tackles, while Luke Washburn record two tackles, three quarterback hurries and blocked a 44 yard field goal attempt by Francis Cole.
For the AMCATS, Darius Jones-Clark, Gregory McGoldrick and Joseph D'Onofrio combined to connect on 11-of-30 passes for 49 yards. St. Clair Ryan rushed 11 times for 14 yards. Trai Weaver caught three passes for 20 yards. Jarius Ransom, Michael Hall and Carlos Ribeiro recorded 13, 12 and 9 tackles respectively.
The Eagles outgained the AMCATS 708 to 37 setting a new school record for the most total offense yards gained in a single-game.
Husson travels to Becker on Saturday, Oct. 29 with a 12 p.m. ET kickoff. Anna Maria returns home to host Mount Ida on Saturday, Oct. 29. Kickoff is schedule for a 1 p.m.