Tag: rodney landers

#7 Villanova rallies, defeats JMU, 38-21

No. 7/8 Villanova put up 28 unanswered second-half points to push pass visiting James Madison and win the Colonial Athletic Association football opener for both teams Saturday, 49-31, before 10,781 fans at Villanova Stadium.

Montana ends JMU run

The game went the way James Madison coach Mickey Matthews expected it would. Except for the four JMU turnovers. “This is the first time in my 32 years in coaching that I’ve been in a game where we never punted and lost. I don’t know that I’ve ever heard of that,” said Matthews, whose Dukes […]

Photocast | JMU falls in national semis

Get inside the action at the JMU-Montana game through the photo lens of Kent Iberg.

Videocast | Was it a TD?

There was some controversy, to say the least, over the 6-yard Rodney Landers-to-Mike Caussin TD pass in the first quarter of JMU’s 31-27 win over Villanova on Saturday. Was it a TD? Or should it have been ruled an interception? AFP editor Chris Graham reporting. Length: 2:24.

Videocast | Dukes rally for playoff win

JMU rallied to knock off Villanova 31-27 in a I-AA playoff game Saturday in Harrisonburg. AFP editor Chris Graham reporting with footage from the sidelines, including an exclusive closeup look at a controversial first-quarter JMU touchdown that had everybody’s attention after the game. Length: 2:45.

Top-ranked Dukes rally, knock off ‘Nova, 31-27

You had the feeling that it was just too much time to give Rodney Landers and top-ranked James Madison. Landers capped an 11-play, 54-yard fourth-quarter drive with a 1-yard run with 1:38 to go, and Brandon Randolph sealed the deal with a last-minute interception to give JMU a 31-27 win over Villanova in the quarterfinal round […]

Top-ranked Dukes get off the playoff schneid

At some point you got the feeling that the team that had the ball last would end up winning this one. JMU ended up with the ball last. The top-ranked and top-seeded Dukes held off a game Wofford squad by recovering an onside kick with a minute to go to post a 38-35 win in […]

Videocast | JMU wins playoff opener

Top-ranked JMU held off a second-half Wofford rally to post a 38-35 win in the first round of the I-AA football playoffs. AFP editor Chris Graham reporting with footage from the game and from the postgame press conferences. Length: 4:00.

JMU gets Wofford in I-AA playoffs

The top-ranked James Madison Dukes will open the 2008 I-AA football playoffs in Harrisonburg next weekend against the Wofford Terriers. JMU capped a 10-1 regular season with a 58-27 win at Towson on Saturday. Wofford finished the ’08 regular season at 9-2 with a 35-10 win over Furman this past weekend.