Daniel Smith threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Villanova took an early lead and held it to beat Bucknell 45-10 on Saturday.
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Logan Marchi threw for 316 yards with three touchdowns, Julius Chestnut caught two scoring passes plus rushed for 162 yards and another TD as Sacred Heart walloped Bucknell 30-10 Saturday night.
— Anthony Russo passed for 409 yards and four touchdowns and Temple breezed to a 56-12 victory over Bucknell on Saturday in a season opener for both teams.
Bucknell football coach Joe Susan resigned after nine seasons on Monday. He posted a 38-61 record, including 1-10 last season, serving the third-longest tenure in program history.
Antonio Jackson returned an interception 70 yards for the go-ahead touchdown and Fordham turned back Bucknell 17-14 on Saturday.
Herman Moultrie III rushed for 135 yards and made one touchdown catch, helping Georgetown beat Bucknell 14-3 on Saturday.
Brad Mayes threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third and Marquis Wilson returned an interception 65 yards for a score as Lehigh shut down Bucknell as the Mountain Hawks broke into the win column with a Patriot League victory Saturday.
Sean O'Malley passed for one touchdown and ran for another and Lafayette beat Bucknell 29-27 on Saturday.
Kenji Bahar threw for 274 yards and two scores and Juwon Farri ran for 183 yards and a touchdown and Monmouth defeated Bucknell 36-19 on Saturday.
Grant Breneman threw for 254 yards and a touchdown, James Holland rushed for two scores and Colgate beat Bucknell 27-3 on Saturday for its 10th straight victory.
Jared Cooper ran for 123 yards and a touchdown and Bucknell scored 19 unanswered points then held off Holy Cross 19-16 in its Patriot League opener on Saturday.
Zach Bednarczyk threw for a touchdown and ran for a score, Aaron Forbes ran for two touchdowns and Villanova had 609 total yards in beating Bucknell 49-7 on Saturday night.
Karekin Brooks ran for two first-quarter touchdowns as Pennsylvania jumped out to a big early lead in its season-opener and beat Bucknell 34-17 on Saturday.
Kevin Duke threw for a touchdown and ran for another as Sacred Heart beat Bucknell 30-14 on Saturday.
Shon Mitchell and DeVonte Dedmon hooked up on a screen pass that went 75 yards for the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter and William & Mary defeated Bucknell 14-7 Saturday night in a season opener for both teams.