NCAA FCS: Sam Houston eliminates Colgate, 48-21

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Sam Houston State 48, Colgate 21

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Colgate - Jake Melville
Colgate quarterback Jake Melville and his Raiders saw their season end Saturday at Sam Houston State.

HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe passed for 358 yards and four touchdowns and running back Corey Avery rushed 25 times for 197 yards and a score to lead Sam Houston to a 48-21 victory over Colgate in the NCAA Division I Football Championships quarterfinals Saturday at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium.

The Bearkats, now 11-3 for the year, advance to the FCS playoff semifinals next weekend. Sam Houston will face No. 1 seed Jacksonville State in Jacksonville, Ala. The Bearkats defeated the Gamecocks in the second round of the plays last year.

Sam Houston is making its fourth semifinal appearance in five consecutive FCS playoff trips.

The playoff victory Saturday moved Sam Houston into a tied for 10th place for most NCAA Division I Football Championship playoff victories with 16.


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