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Jean Constant’s 4 TDs lead Bryant over New Haven 41-31

Posted at 4:15 PM, Sep 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-01 18:15:23-04

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Jean Constant returned the season-opening kickoff 100 yards for the first of his four touchdowns to help Bryant beat Division II New Haven 41-31 on Saturday.

Constant, who finished with 10 catches for 119 yards, scored his fourth touchdown on a flea-flicker to make it 34-13 for Bryant with 6:15 left in the third quarter.

New Haven closed to within 34-23, and then Alfred Dorbor scored a 1-yard TD run to cap the Bulldogs’ scoring with 9:16 left in the game.

Zahir Williams had two consecutive interceptions in the second quarter for Bryant and Robert Brown added a third.

Constant scored twice following New Haven turnovers in the second quarter to give the Bulldogs a 27-7 lead. The Chargers scored in the closing seconds of the quarter to go into halftime down 27-13.

Price Wilson was 28 of 36 for 270 yards, four touchdowns and one interception for Bryant.