Howard Bison (7-4)


FCS Awards voting underway

(STATS) - A national panel of voters on Monday began to select the STATS FCS legacy awards, which honor the players and coach of the year.

The lists of nominees were pared to finalists for the STATS FCS Walter Payton Award (FCS offensive player of the year), STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award (FCS defensive player of the year), STATS FCS Jerry Rice Award (FCS freshman player of the year) and STATS FCS Eddie Robinson Award (FCS coach of the year).

All four awards and the STATS FCS Doris Robinson Scholar-Athlete of the Year will be celebrated at the STATS FCS Awards Banquet and Presentation, scheduled for Jan. 5 in Frisco, Texas, on the eve of the national championship game.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: C. Newton2432
Passing TDs: C. Newton13
Rushing Yards: A. Philyaw769
Rushing TDs: C. Newton12
Receiving Yards: J. Ezzard895
Receiving TDs: J. Ezzard6
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 at UNLV W 43 - 40
9/9 at Kent State L 31 - 38
9/16 at Richmond L 21 - 68
9/23 vs. Bethune-Cookman W 26 - 24
10/7 vs. North Carolina Central L 7 - 13
10/14 at Delaware State W 52 - 23
10/21 vs. Morgan State W 39 - 14
10/28 at South Carolina State W 28 - 20
11/4 at Florida A&M W 37 - 26
11/11 vs. Norfolk State W 28 - 24
11/18 at Hampton L 17 - 20
Mid-Eastern Athletic
  Conference Overall
7 North Carolina A&T 8-0 11-0
Howard 6-2 7-4
Bethune-Cookman 6-2 7-4
North Carolina Central 5-3 7-4
Hampton 5-3 6-5
Norfolk State 4-4 4-7
Savannah State 3-5 3-8
South Carolina State 2-6 3-7
Florida A&M 2-6 3-8
Delaware State 2-6 2-9
Morgan State 1-7 1-10
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4906 (16)
Passing Yards: 2535 (37)
Rushing Yards: 2371 (17)
Points per game: 29.9 (36)
Yards per game: 446.0 (17)
Touchdowns: 42 (30)
Field Goals: 5 (112)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4866 (110)
Passing Yards: 2439 (74)
Rushing Yards: 2427 (114)
Points per game: 28.2 (82)
Yards per game: 442.4 (109)
Touchdowns: 38 (85)
Field Goals: 13 (108)
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