Bulldogs Football Trounces Elizabeth City State 49-7 on Senior Day
Amir Hall Sets New CIAA All-Time Touchdown Passing Record
BOWIE, Md. – With 23 seniors honored before the game, Bowie State University defeated Elizabeth City State University, 49-7, to advance to the CIAA Championship.
It’s the Bulldogs third trip to the conference’s championship game in the past four years.
The Bulldogs will face Fayetteville State in the CIAA Championship Game in Salem (Va.), with an 8-2 record overall and 5-1 in division play.
Amazing Amir Hall, Bowie Legend
Senior quarterback Amir Hall, who was among the seniors honored before the game, broke the career record for passing touchdowns (98) and finished with 333 passing yards and watched from the sidelines in the fourth quarter.
Hall is just 91 yards shy of breaking the braking the All-Time Career Passing Yards Record set by Earl “Air Harvey of N.C. Central. Kam Smith of Winston-Salem State University held the previous career touchdown record.
Harvey currently holds the record at 10,621 yards through the air.
Bowie State dominated the matchup, holding advantages in first downs (22-12), rushing yards -100-81, passing yards (373-126), total offense plays (69-65), total offensive yards (473-207) and red-zone scores-chances (4-of-6) compared to 1-of-2 for Elizabeth City State.
Ellis and Hall led Bowie State in rushing as the duo combined for 92 yards. Hall led the passing attack by completing 24-of-39 passes along with four touchdowns.
As a defensive unit, the Bulldogs sacked two different ECSU Viking quarterbacks a total of six times.
All information is from BSU Football athletics website.