Navy Football Triumphs Over Arkansas State, 35-19
Ricky Dobbs set a record for running TDs by a quarterback in successive seasons.
Nov. 20, 2010
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -Ricky Dobbs ran for three touchdowns, setting an NCAA record in the process, and passed for another to lead Navy to a 35-19 win over Arkansas State on Saturday.
The senior quarterback celebrated Senior Day with touchdown runs of 1, 1 and 3 yards that gave him 40 over the last two seasons, a record for running TDs by a quarterback in successive seasons. He has 48 rushing touchdowns in his career, fifth all-time for quarterbacks. He gained 154 yards on 31 carries against the Red Wolves (4-7).
Dobbs also completed 8 of 9 passes for 164 yards. His biggest pass was an 85-yarder to Greg Jones which put Navy ahead 21-3 with just 2:27 gone in the second quarter.
Navy (8-3) rushed for 301 yards and had 465 yards of total offense. Jones had four catches for 129 yards and Alexander Teich had 12 carries for 86 yards.