Ben Cheek threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to DarQuez Watson and Malachi Brown returned a blocked punt for a score as Presbyterian defeated Saint Francis 26-14 on Saturday.
A leaping Saint Francis defender had Cheek’s short pass to Watson graze his fingertips, Watson caught it, spun and sprinted to the end zone, his first TD of the season.
The Blue Hose (3-3) led 3-0 on a Brett Norton 35-yard field goal at the end of the first quarter and then tacked on two more five plays later as Saint Francis’ next drive ended with a safety as a fourth-and-2 snap sailed over punter Andrew Zecca’s head and rolled Jerseys Wholesale out of the end zone.
The defenses scored for each team in the second quarter — Brown’s blocked punt for Presbyterian and a Louie Gartner fumble recovery and 49-yard return to put the Red Flash (3-2) on the board.
Bear Fennimore passed for 185 yards and a TD for Saint Francis.
Although Dawkins was fired by Miller in May, multiple sources told ESPN that he was still working with Miller. He helped sign Justin Patton (Creighton) and Edmond Sumner (Xavier), who were both drafted this past June, and one source said that Dawkins was the point man through the NBA draft for Sumner. Both Patton and Sumner severed ties with ASM in the days after Dawkins was arrested.
The FBI’s allegations against Dawkins are potentially much more damaging. According to the U.S. attorney’s complaint, Gatto, Code, Dawkins and Sood worked together to funnel $100,000 to an unnamed high school player in early June, and Dawkins told the others that he did so at Cheap NFL Jerseys Paypal the request of a Louisville coach. “Player-10,” who is described in the complaint as a top recruit, is believed to be Brian Bowen, who played on Dorian’s Pride. Bowen, who left Saginaw and played at the La Lumiere School in La Porte, Indiana, signed with Louisville on June 5.