NEW YORK (AP) CJ Montes threw for career highs of 319 yards and five touchdown passes, MJ Wright had eight receptions for 96 yards and two TDs and Fordham beat Wagner 46-14 Saturday.

Montes completed 24 of 31 passes and added 58 yards rushing on 10 carries for Fordham (1-1). Cody Garrett caught six passes for 102 yards, including a 22-yard touchdown, Julius Loughridge ran for 85 yards and a score on 19 carries and Jacob Rodriguez capped the scoring with a 5-yard TD run late in the fourth quarter.

After Wagner went three-and-out on the game's opening drive, Montes led a six-play, 92-yard drive, including a 24-yard pass to Mekai Felton on a third-and-6 before the pair connected on a 44-yard touchdown pass that made it 7-0 with 10:09 to play in the first quarter.

Ryan Liszner kicked 35 yard field goal late in the first quarter for Wagner but the Rams answered with an 18-play, 85-yard drive that took nearly-8 minutes off the clock and gave Fordham a 14-3 lead when Loughridge scored on a 6-yard run.

Wright caught a 23-yard TD pass that made it 21-3 before halftime and, after Fordham went three-and-out to open the third quarter, James Conway forced a fumble that was recovered by Sam Buerkle at the Wagner 21. On the next play, Montes hit Wright for a 21-yard touchdown to give the Rams a 25-point lead.

Steven Krajewski was 19-of-33 passing for 334 yards with two touchdowns and an interception for Wagner. Trevor Shorter caught five passes for 131 yards, including an 18-yard touchdown.


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