The preseason All-American ran for 161 yards and two touchdowns, had 48 yards receiving on nine catches, returned three kickoffs for 68 yards and added a punt return for seven yards for good measure to run his all-purpose yardage total to 280.
For his efforts, Hollomon was chosen the national offensive player of the week by The Sports Network (LINK).
The game marked the first time in 23 years that Towson lost a season-opener at home.
Hollomon, who began his college career at Kent State, will be on the field Sept. 20 when the Big Green opens against the Blue Devils.
Connecticut Now has a story with a few new insights about the Central Connecticut State-Towson game HERE.
•From the Silly Season of Summer we've moved on to the Silly Season of Early Ratings. Every Ivy League team went up in this week's Sagarin Ratings (LINK), even though none of them played. Here's the movement by the Ivies and other teams of interest since last week:
Princeton 119, up from 137
Harvard 128, up from 149
Dartmouth 158, up from 174
Penn 171, up from 184
Yale 183, up from 194
Brown 184, up from 195
Cornell 206, up from 219
Columbia 232, up from 241
New Hampshire 89, down from 84
Holy Cross 214, down from 213
Central Connecticut 221, up from 225
•Teams of interest in The Sports Network's weekly poll (LINK):
5. Coastal Carolina (coached by former Dartmouth assistant Joe Moglia)
11. Fordham (Patriot League)
22. Towson (lost last week to Central Connecticut State)
30. Central Connecticut State
•Dartmouth basketball is recruiting an intriguing Hinsdale Central quarterback who threw for 167 yards and two touchdowns in an upset win over a top-ranked team. From a Chicago Tribune story about Matt Rafferty (LINK):
At 6-8 215 pounds, Rafferty fits the mold of a classic dropback passer who can look over the defensive line and take a hit. His poise and footwork in the pocket also are positives.
"He has all the tools," Hinsdale Central coach Dan Hartman said. "He's a big, tall and strong kid. He has a very strong arm and has a quick release and is able to make decisions quickly.
"He's going to have a tough decision to make about his future, but I think he's set on basketball."
•A 6-2, 273-pound Exeter (NH) High School offensive lineman and piano player is on Dartmouth's radar screen according to Seacoastonline (LINK).
•Juwan Morrow, a 6-2,220 linebacker at Delaware Military Academy has drawn Dartmouth's interest according to a story The News Journal (LINK) The story was spun out of a letter written by his 13-year-old brother. Check it out.
•And finally, Dartmouth practiced yesterday afternoon on the gorgeous Blackman Fields. There were full stories from both the morning and afternoon practices on BGA Premium, and there will be another following this afternoon's practice. If you haven't signed up yet, you are falling behind and remember, there will be tests starting Sept. 20 ;-)
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