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  NOV 18 CAA FOOTBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Dimitri Holloway, Sr., LB, James Madison (Newport News, Va./Heritage),...Holloway recorded a season-high 15 tackles, a tackle for loss, a half-sack and a fumble recovery as James Madison beat Richmond, 48-6. It was the fourth double-digit tackle effort of the year for Holloway and his league-leading third fumble recovery. He helped spearhead a JMU defense that held UR to 265 total yards and a season-low six points while forcing four turnovers that led to 17 points. - Colonial Athletic Association Football

(DS#40 ILB) rSr/2020 ILB Dimitri HollowayJames Madison
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  11/16/19 - Ben DiNuccirSr/2020, James Madison, 6-1, 210 (DS#17 QB) + More +

  Ben DiNucci threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to help James Madison beat Richmond 48-6 on Saturday night for the Dukes' third outright Colonial Athletic Association title in four years. James Madison (10-1, 7-0), No. 2 in the STATS FCS Top 25, moved up to the nation's second-longest active winning streak (10) by beating Richmond for the fourth straight time. The Dukes will make their sixth straight appearance in the FCS playoffs.

DiNucci was 11 of 13 for 179 yards and carried it 10 times for 39 more. Brandon Polk opened the scoring with an 80-yard catch-and-run and Percy Agyei-Obese capped a 17-point burst with a 3-yard score before Richmond got on the board midway through the second quarter. Agyei-Obese and Eric Kirlew also rushed for a touchdown for James Madison. Ethan Ratke made two field goals to break his own school record with 18 on the season. Joe Mancuso passed for 204 yards with an interception for Richmond (5-6, 4-3), which turned the ball over four times. Jake Larson kicked field goals of 23 and 40 yards. - AP College Football


(DS#17 QB) rSr/2020 QB Ben DiNucciJames Madison
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  11/11/19 - Ben DiNuccirSr/2020, James Madison, 6-1, 210 (DS#17 QB) + More +

  NOV 11 CAA FOOTBALL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ben DiNucci, Sr., QB, James Madison (Wexford, Pa./Pine-Richland),...DiNucci completed 19-of-24 passes for a season-high 293 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a score as No. 2 James Madison defeated No. 23 New Hampshire, 54-16. The senior, who played just over three quarters, connected on a season-best 79.2% of his throws and tallied all three TD's in the first half as the Dukes rallied from a 10-3 deficit. The performance came against a UNH team that ranked 7th in FCS in scoring defense (16.6 ppg). - Colonial Athletic Association Football

(DS#17 QB) rSr/2020 QB Ben DiNucciJames Madison
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  11/11/19 - John DakaSr/2020, James Madison, 6-3, 227 (DS#47 OLB) + More +

  2019 BUCK BUCHANAN AWARD WATCHLIST ADDITION: DL John Daka, James Madison,...Daka has also emerged as one of the country's finest defensive ends, leading the conference and ranking eighth in the FCS with 9.0 sacks. He's also sixth nationally and second in the CAA to Carter in tackles for loss, with 16.0. The Upper Marlboro, Md., native has recorded 39 total tackles, adding two forced fumbles, one recovery and six hurries. JMU now has three players on the 2019 watch list, as Carter and Daka join senior corner Rashad Robinson, who was honored during the preseason. - James Madison/STATS FCS Football

(DS#47 OLB) Sr/2020 OLB John DakaJames Madison
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  2019 BUCK BUCHANAN AWARD WATCHLIST ADDITION: DL Ron'Dell Carter, James Madison,...Carter is one of the nation's top edge rushers, as he leads both the Colonial Athletic Association and country with 17.5 tackles for loss. He's produced at least 2.0 TFL in five of nine games this season, including a career-high 6.0 at William & Mary on Oct. 19. The Baltimore, Md., native has tallied 40 tackles this season, adding 6.0 sacks, one forced fumble and seven quarterback hurries. His sacks total is third for the Dukes and ties for sixth in the CAA. - James Madison/STATS FCS Football

(DS#29 DE) rSr/2020 DE RonDell CarterJames Madison
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  Percy Agyei-Obese ran for 130 yards and three touchdowns and James Madison routed New Hampshire 54-16 on Saturday to clinch a share of the Colonial Athletic Association title. The FCS second-ranked Dukes (9-1, 6-0 Colonial Athletic Association), who also avenged last season's 34-24 loss at New Hampshire (5-4, 4-2), now have a two-game lead over the No. 23 Wildcats and Richmond (5-5, 4-2) with two regular-season games remaining. James Madison hosts Richmond next Saturday.

Ben DiNucci completed 19 of 24 passes for 293 yards, threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran for another score for the Dukes. Agyei-Obese ran for a 24-yard touchdown in the second quarter and scored on 20- and 3-yard runs in the third. Backup quarterback Cole Johnson ran for a 33-yard TD late in the game. Max Brosmer scored on a 1-yard run, Jason Hughes kicked a 40-yard field goal and the Wildcats led 10-3 with 3:21 remaining in the first quarter before the Dukes scored the next 41 points. Brosmer completed 12 of 21 passes for 101 yards. - AP College Football


(DS#999 RB) Jr/2021 RB Percy Agyei-ObeseJames Madison
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  CAA Football had four teams ranked in the latest FCS Top 25 national polls that were released by STATS and the AFCA on Monday, which was tied for the most of any conference. James Madison, which was on a bye last week, remained in the No. 2 position in both polls. The Dukes (8-1), who have defeated four ranked opponents in the past five games, take on another nationally ranked foe on Saturday as they host New Hampshire. Villanova fell to No. 18 in the STATS poll and No. 19 in the AFCA poll after suffering a 28-20 setback at New Hampshire last week. The Wildcats (6-3) entertain Richmond this Saturday in the first of three consecutive home games. - Colonial Athletic Association Football

(DS#29 DE) rSr/2020 DE RonDell CarterJames Madison
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  10/26/19 - Ben DiNuccirSr/2020, James Madison, 6-1, 210 (DS#17 QB) + More +

  Ben DiNucci passed for 201 yards and two touchdowns and the James Madison defense held Towson to 77 yards after the half for a 27-10 win on Saturday. Percy Agyei-Obese ran 20 times for 111 yards and a TD, and Brandon Polk caught eight passes for 121 yards and a touchdown. DiNucci finished 14 of 25 with an interception for the Dukes (8-1, 5-0 Colonial Athletic Association), ranked second in the FCS Coaches Poll.

James Madison scored the final 20 points of the game. DiNucci's 9-yard TD pass to Riley Stapleton gave the Dukes the lead for good at 14-10 and his 60-yard toss to Polk made it 21-10 late in the second quarter. Ethan Ratke added a chip shot field goal before the end of the half and another in the third quarter to cap the scoring. Tom Flacco was 18 of 32 for 210 yards, a touchdown and an interception for the Tigers (4-4, 1-3). - AP College Football


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  OCT 21 CAA FOOTBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ron'Dell Carter, Sr., DL, James Madison (Baltimore, Md./Long Reach),...Carter tied a career-high with 10 tackles and set a new career mark with 6.0 tackles for loss (-31 yards) in JMU's 38-10 triumph at William & Mary. The 6.0 TFL's are tied for the most by any FCS player this season and were part of 15.0 TFL's by the JMU defense, which was its most in a game since 2006. The Dukes held W&M to just 194 total yards. Carter ranks 2nd nationally with 15.5 TFL's for the season. - Colonial Athletic Association Football

(DS#29 DE) rSr/2020 DE RonDell CarterJames Madison
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  10/22/19 - DAngelo AmosrJr/2021, James Madison, 6-0, 184 (DS#41 FS) + More +

  OCT 21 CAA FOOTBALL SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: D'Angelo Amos, Jr., PR, James Madison (Richmond, Va./Meadowbrook),...Amos returned five punts for 125 yards (25.0 ypr) in James Madison's 38-10 victory at William & Mary. The junior had three punt returns over 20 yards, including a 49-yarder in the first quarter that set up the Dukes' first touchdown. The 125 punt return yards are the 4th-most by any player in FCS this season and 54 more than any player in the CAA. He also added five tackles and an interception defensively. - Colonial Athletic Association Football

(DS#41 FS) rJr/2021 FS DAngelo AmosJames Madison
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  10/19/19 - Ben DiNuccirSr/2020, James Madison, 6-1, 210 (DS#17 QB) + More +

  Ben DiNucci threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns passes to lead James Madison to a 38-10 victory over William & Mary on Saturday. FCS second-ranked James Madison (7-1, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association) has won seven straight since its season-opening 20-13 loss at West Virginia. DiNucci completed 23 of 36 pass attempts that included a 16-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Polk and a 37-yard score to Kyndel Dean. Percy Agyei-Obese added a pair of touchdowns runs from the 1 in the second quarter for the Dukes, and finished with 68 yards rushing on 18 carries. Latrele Palmer added a 1-yard TD run in the final minute. Ted Hefter tossed a 6-yard touchdown pass to Trey Zgombic for William & Mary (2-5, 0-3). The Tribe had three turnovers and was held to 194 yards of offense. - AP College Football

(DS#17 QB) rSr/2020 QB Ben DiNucciJames Madison
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  10/15/19 - John DakaSr/2020, James Madison, 6-3, 227 (DS#47 OLB) + More +

  OCT 14 STATS FCS NATIONAL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: John Daka, James Madison, DE, Sr., 6-2, 227, Upper Marlboro, Maryland,...In the FCS national game of the week, Daka had a career performance as No. 2 James Madison rallied past then-No. 5 Villanova 38-24 in CAA Football. Daka contributed career highs of nine tackles (six solos), five tackles for 20 yards in losses and two sacks. He also forced a fumble on the first play of the fourth quarter that the Dukes recovered and turned into a game-tying touchdown and had a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry.

Honorable Mention: Anthony Adams, S, Portland State; Glenn Cunningham, LB, Fordham; Tyler Dressler, LB, Richmond; Justin Fonteneaux, LB, Georgetown; Clayton Glasco, LB, Indiana State; Cade Hamilton, LB, Gardner-Webb; Josh Hayes, CB, North Dakota State; Eddie Heckard, CB, Weber State; Dorian Jackson, DB, Saint Francis; Michael Lawson, DB, Lamar; DeAndre McCarthy, LB, Grambling State; Simeon Page, LB, Bucknell; Ashton Preston, S, UIW; Jelani Taylor, S, Cornell; Tomas Wright, DE, Bryant. - STATS FCS Football


(DS#47 OLB) Sr/2020 OLB John DakaJames Madison
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  10/14/19 - John DakaSr/2020, James Madison, 6-3, 227 (DS#47 OLB) + More +

  OCT 14 CAA CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: John Daka, Sr., DL, James Madison (Upper Marlboro, Md./Wise),...Daka contributed career-highs of nine tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks as No. 2 James Madison rallied past No. 5 Villanova, 38-24. The senior defensive end also forced a fumble that set up a game-tying touchdown early in the fourth quarter. The 5.0 tackles for loss are the most by a CAA player this season and the 2nd-most by any player in FCS. - Colonial Athletic Association Football

(DS#47 OLB) Sr/2020 OLB John DakaJames Madison
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  10/06/19 - Ben DiNuccirSr/2020, James Madison, 6-1, 210 (DS#17 QB) + More +

  Ben DiNucci accounted for two touchdowns, Jawon Hamilton capped the scoring with a 3-yard run on the first possession of overtime, and James Madison beat Stony Brook 45-38 on Saturday night in a battle of two top teams in the Football Championship Subdivision. Hamilton, who also had a 55-yard TD run in the first quarter, finished with 13 carries for 105 yards. DiNucci was 13-of-17 passing for 218 yards and a score and added 16 carries for 80 yards and a TD. On the first play of OT, DiNucci hit Riley Stapleton for a 20-yard gain to set up Hamilton's eventual winning TD.

Percy Agyei-Obese's 24-yard touchdown run on the first play of the fourth quarter gave James Madison (5-1, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) a 38-28 lead. Stony Brook then went three-and-out and James Madison quickly marched downfield before Gavin Heslop forced, and recovered, a fumble by Agyei-Obese at the 3. The Seawolves ripped off an eight-play, 97-yard drive capped by Ty Son Lawton's 1-yard TD run to trim their deficit to 38-35 with 7:20 to play. DiNucci converted three third downs - including a 7-yard run on third-and-6 - as the JMU offense took more than 5 1/2 minutes off the clock before punting. Tyquell Fields hit Jean Constant for a 20-yard gain on fourth-and-14 and, two plays later, his 21-yard pass to Peter McKenzie set up Nick Courtney's 47-yard field goal that tied it with five seconds left in regulation. Fields finished with 318 yards passing and two scores and Lawton had 108 yards rushing and three TDs for Stony Brook (4-1, 1-1). James Madison, which went into the game ranked No. 2 in the FCS Coaches poll, has won five in a row since a season-opening 20-13 loss to West Virginia. - AP College Football


(DS#17 QB) rSr/2020 QB Ben DiNucciJames Madison
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  SEPT 30/WEEK 5 CAA FOOTBALL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Solomon Vanhorse, Fr., RB, James Madison (Alpharetta, Ga./Milton),...Vanhorse rushed for 63 yards and two touchdowns on only 11 carries in James Madison's 45-10 road victory at Elon. The freshman found the end zone from six yards out on the Dukes' first drive of the game and then added another score in the second quarter to extend JMU's lead to 21-7. Vanhorse was part of a Dukes' rushing attack that piled up 336 yards. He averaged 5.7 yards per carry. - Colonial Athletic Association Football

(DS#999 RB) rFr/2023 RB Solomon VanhorseJames Madison
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