DOVER - Quarterback Anthony Glaud threw for one touchdown and ran for another to help lead the Red Team to a 27-0 win over the White Team during Delaware State's annual Red/White Spring Game on Saturday, April 18 at Alumni Stadium.
The Red Team out-gained the White 279-94 in total yards, accumulating 215 yard through the air on 17-of-25 passing and two touchdowns. Glaud led all passers with 120 yards on 8-of-11 passing, including a 25-yard touchdown pass to Erick Jones. Jones led all Red receivers with four catches for 84 yards and a touchdown. Halfback Jason Randall registered 34 yards on eight carries, including a nine-yard touchdown run to give the Red Team an early 7-0 advantage.
Boston College transfer Chris Johnson completed 5-fo-16 passing for the White Team for 52 yards. Johnson shared snaps with Nick Elko, who threw for 29 yards on 3-of-8 passing for the White Team. Cincinnati transfer Tahree McQueen led the White Team with yards rushing on the ground on five carries. Wideouts Travis Tarpley (35 yards) and Justin Brewton (28 yards) led the White Team with two catches each.
All three quarterback took snaps as part of the Red Team as Elko and Johnson started the contest playing for the White Team. On the day, Johnson completed 9-of-20 passes for 110 yards and a touchdown. The Paterson, N.J., native was a perfect 4-of-4 for 58 yards and one touchdown (an 11-yard completion to Donnell Dixon) as a member of the Red Team. Elko threw for 66 yards on 8-of-18 passing on the day.
Defensively Fabian Dunn (White Team) and Keith Hunt (White Team) led all Hornets with six tackles. Greg Ligon (five tackles) and Francis Adjei (four tackles) rounded out the top defensive performances for the White Team. Linebacker Salahuddin Gadson led all Red Team members with four tackles including a forced fumble.
Placekick Riley Flickinger converted 3-of-4 extra points in the scrimmage, while punter Nick Lochner averaged 38.6 yards-per-punt on nine attempts. The Webster, N.Y., native placed three punts inside the 20-yard line.
Delaware State will kick-off the 2009 season vs. MEAC rival Florida A&M on Sep. 5 in Tallahassee, Florida. The '09 slate also includes the first regular season meeting with the University of Delaware on Sep. 19 at UD Stadium in Newark, and a clash against the Michigan Wolverines on Oct. 17 in Ann Arbor, Mich.
7-0 9-yard TD run (Randall - Red Team) (Flickinger PAT good) : First Half
14-0 25-yard TD reception (E. Jones from Glaud - Red Team) (Flickinger PAT good) : First Half
21-0 8-yard TD run (Glaud - Red Team) (Flickinger PAT good) : First Half
27-0 11-yard TD reception (Dixon from C. Johnson) (Flickinger PAT no good) : Second Half