BATON ROUGE, La. -- Lenard Tillery broke Odie Posey's 67-year-old record for the season rushing mark at Southern University, and the Jaguars stayed undefeated in conference play with a 55-0 rout of Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night.
The Jaguars (8-2, 8-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) will close the regular season next Saturday against Grambling State -- also undefeated in the SWAC -- in the 43rd Annual Bayou Classic to decide the West Division champion. The winner will take on East Division champion Alcorn State for the league title in Houston on Dec. 3.
Tillery started the day at 1,335 yards and passed Posey's record of 1,399 yards -- set in 1949 -- on a 6-yard carry near midfield early in the third quarter. Tillery finished with 101 yards rushing and a touchdown, pushing his season total to 1,436.
Southern outgained MVSU (1-10, 1-8) 555-68 and built a 34-0 lead at halftime.
North Texas QB Mason Fine threads the needle and puts it right on target for a Rico Bussey Jr. touchdown and a 31-10 lead.
Duke freshman Jalen McClendon breaks up Baylor's pass and bursts down the field for a 53-yard touchdown.
Wisconsin K Rafael Gaglianone misses a tying 42-yard field goal attempt, securing a 24-21 BYU victory.
Gators punt returner Ryan Stonehouse takes a punt 85 yards to the house for a touchdown, putting Florida up 34-10 vs. Colorado State.
Taylor Cornelius pushes his way in for a 6-yard touchdown to give Oklahoma State a 23-point lead over Boise State late in the 4th quarter.
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