KENNESAW, GA. – Chandler Burks broke the Big South Conference career rushing TDs record and No.-2 Kennesaw State defeated visiting Campbell 49-0 Saturday to extend its win streak to eight games.
The Owls (8-1, 4-0 Big South) also stretched their home win streak to 14 games, longest in Big South history while outgaining the Camels (5-4, 0-3) 467-138.
After a scoreless first quarter, Burks scored on runs of 1, 50 and 1 yards in the second to give the Owls a 21-0 lead at halftime. Darnell Holland then returned the second half kickoff 84 yards for a score.
Burks hit Justin Sumpter on a 24-yard scoring pass; then added a 4-yard run to push the margin to 42 after three quarters. Backup quarterback Daniel David connected with TJ Reed on a 23-yard pass in the fourth period for the final margin.
Shaquil Terry gained 112 yards on eight carries, while Burks added 97 in 12 rushes and Kyle Glover picked up 70 yards on 10 attempts for the Owls. Burks completed 3-of-4 passes for 49 yards, while Sumpter had three receptions for 49.
Kennesaw State’s option attack finished with 395 yards on the ground, while Campbell was limited to 92 rushing yards.
Campbell quarterback Daniel Smith entered the game tied for first in the Big South in touchdown passes (1) and seventh in the FCS in points responsibility (18.9), but the Camels were limited to only five first downs and shutout for the first time this season.
Rocky Reid gained 55 yards on seven carries, including a 44-yard run in the opening quarter. Smith finished with 29 rushing yards on 12 attempts and completed 4-of-8 passes for 46 yards. Aaron Blockmon had two catches for 32 yards.
Tywun Rivens led the Camels with nine total tackles, while Levi Wiggins added eight stops, all solo. Dorian Walker and Charlie Patrick had five tackles apiece for Kennesaw State.
Campbell returns to action next Saturday, Nov. 10 in a 12 noon kickoff at Presbyterian.