BUIES CREEK — Ryan O’Connor threw for four touchdowns and Khalil Dawsey picked off two passes, leading Delaware over Campbell, 45-7, on Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium.
The Blue Hens (8-2, 6-1 CAA), ranked No. 8 in the Football Championship Subdivision, stayed atop the Coastal Athletic Association standings, dealing Campbell (4-6, 3-4 CAA) its third straight loss.
Delaware built a 21-0 first quarter lead on two O’Connor TD passes along with a 100-yard pick-6 from Dawsey. Campbell drove into Delaware territory on each of its first four possessions, but a pair of turnovers turned into 14 UD points.
O’Connor added two more touchdown tosses in the third to give the Blue Hens a 38-0 lead before Hajj-Malik Williams’ keeper put Campbell on the board.
O’Connor completed 19 of 31 passes for 246 yards, tossing one interception, with two TD throws going to Joshua Youngblood, who hauled in four catches for 53 yards, leading a Delaware offense that outgained CU, 406-288. Jordan Townsend collected five catches for 92 yards and a touchdown, while Quincy Watson rushed for 40 yards on 11 carries.
Jackson Taylor and Keeno Arrington tallied eight tackles apiece on the defensive side, while Ty Davis added six tackles, including one of the Blue Hens’ six for loss on the day.
Williams paced Campbell with 161 yards on 16 of 32 passing with two interceptions, while Ezeriah Anderson posted 84 yards on six catches. Lamagea McDowell and Chris McKay, Jr. also combined for 125 rushing yards for the Camels.
Monchovia Gaffney totaled seven tackles, including a sack, while Tyus Fields picked up an interception in the loss.
Campbell will round out the regular season at North Carolina A&T on Saturday, November 18, beginning at 1 p.m.