Norfolk State pummels Division II Elizabeth City State

Published 6:47 am Sunday, September 19, 2021

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Juwan Carter fired five touchdown passes as Norfolk State pummeled Division II Elizabeth City State 63-26 on Saturday.

Carter engineered three first-quarter touchdown drives to give the Spartans a 21-0 lead, and after Kevin Caldwell threw a 71-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Joyner to get the Vikings on the board, Norfolk scored four more touchdowns to build a 49-7 lead after three quarters.

Carter was 23 of 30 passing for 353 yards without an interception. J.J. Davis carried eight times for 121 yards and two touchdowns, including a 71-yard fourth-quarter sprint to help the Spartans to their first win in three starts.

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Caldwell had three fourth-quarter touchdown passes for Elizabeth City State, finishing 26 of 38 for 339 yards. The Vikings were held to minus-49 yards rushing.