NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Tre Peterson rushed for 144 yards and a touchdown, Nolan Grooms added 130 yards rushing and a score, and Yale beat Howard 34-26 on Saturday.
Yale scored 17 unanswered points in the second quarter for a 17-3 lead. After Howard pulled within 27-20 with 5:02 left in the fourth quarter, Peterson broke loose for a 44-yard touchdown to build a two-touchdown lead.
Joshua Pitsenberger added 87 yards, on nine carries, and a touchdown as Yale rushed for 366 yards. Grooms was also 10 of 24 for 111 yards passing with one touchdown and an interception.