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DU-LSU Postgame Notes
Junior Michael Ford
 
Junior Michael Ford
 

Nov. 7, 2004

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  • The victory clinched Duquesne's fourth consecutive undefeated MAAC season and also extended Duquesne's MAAC Football League win streak to 33 games ... it is the longest active conference win streak in NCAA Divisions I-A and I-AA ... DU has not lost a conference game since October 23, 1999

  • Duquesne also clinched its 11th straight winning season

  • DU now leads the series with La Salle 6-0

  • The Dukes, who have now won six straight league titles - including eight in the last 10 years (1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004) - have two non-conference home games remaining on the schedule (Nov. 13 vs. Morehead State and Nov. 20 vs. Bucknell)

  • Duquesne's 56 points were its most since scoring 62 last year vs. La Salle

  • Sophomore tailback James Jacobs (Norristown, Pa. / Downingtown) finished with 157 yards on 15 carries (10.5 ypc.) ... Jacobs scored on runs of 2, 63 and 5 yards in posting his third career 100-yard game

  • Senior wide receiver Michel Warfield (Oxon Hill, Md. / Bishop McNamara) caught 7 passes for 97 yards and 2 touchdowns to up his career TD reception total to 26 ... the total currently ranks third on DU's all-time list - five behind second place Jeremy Conley

  • Senior quarterback Niel Loebig (McDonald, Pa. / South Fayette) completed 13-of-27 passes for 204 yards and 3 TDs to up his career touchdown pass total to 96

  • Junior cornerback Michael Ford (Clinton, Md. / Oxon Hill) returned a third quarter interception 70 yards for a score to give Duquesne a 35-28 lead ... it was his fourth interception - and second return for a touchdown - this season ... Ford also forced a fumble that led to a score to make it 42-28
     

     

  • Sophomore linebacker Michael Hill (Largo, Md. / Eleanor Roosevelt) finished with a career high 16 tackles (10 solo) ... he also recovered a fumble and was credited with 0.5 sacks

  • DU limited La Salle to seven points and 171 yards in the second half

  • La Salle scored 28 points and gained 321 yards in the first half

  • True freshman Bruce Hocker (Upper Marlboro, Md. / Eleanor Roosevelt) set career single-game highs for catches (4) and yards (89) ... his 15 yard touchdown reception in the third quarter was his seventh in eight games

  • La Salle's 35 points were 10 more than Duquesne's first three MAAC opponents scored combined

  • The Dukes scored all 21 third quarter points on just six plays from scrimmage

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