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Hamilton's 3 touchdowns lead Samford over Furman

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GREENVILLE, SC (WBRC) -

Samford traveled to South Carolina to take on a winless Furman squad and took care of business.

The Bulldogs walked away with their fourth win of the season after dropping the Paladins 38-21.

Samford’s offense totaled 517 yards while its defense held Furman’s offense to 415.

Delvin Hodges found led the way through the air with 411 yards on 27-of-38 completions. His scoring plays came on passes of six, 16 and 63 yards to Karel Hamilton.

Hamilton caught seven passes for 168 yards.  

Hodges also rushed for a score in the final quarter on a gain of seven.

But the leading rusher, Justin Curry, rushed for 102 yards on 22 carries and scored the game’s first touchdown on a three-yard run.

Samford’s defense was led by Shaheed Salmon who finished with 14 tackles. Jamerson Blount added 10 stops. Ahmad Gooden had two five tackles but led the team with two sacks.

The Bulldogs (4-1, 2-1 Southern Conference) return home on Oct. 15 to take on the Virginia Military Institute.

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