LORMAN, Miss. -- Lenard Tillery ran for three scores and 195 yards to become the Southwestern Athletic Conference career-rushing leader as Southern University beat Alcorn State 41-33 on Saturday to remain undefeated in the conference.
Tillery ran for a 12-yard touchdown on the Jaguars' opening drive, then added TD-runs of 63 and 22 yards in the third quarter. His 4,132 career yards rushing surpasses Destry Wright's 4,050 yards with Jackson State from 1997-1999.
Austin Howard threw two touchdown passes in the second quarter for the Jaguars (5-2, 5-0), who snapped a five-game losing skid against Alcorn State (3-4, 3-3).
The Braves pulled to 38-26 early in the fourth quarter on Lenorris Footman's 3-yard run. Brad Porter later sacked Footman to force a turnover, and Danny Johnson intercepted Footman on Alcorn State's next series to stall the Braves' rally.
Footman ran for 146 yards and three touchdowns, and added 300 yards passing and two more TDs.
Wake Forest has fired defensive coordinator Jay Sawvel, coach Dave Clawson announced Sunday, the day after the Demon Deacons' 56-27 loss to Notre Dame.
After being out the first four games of the season, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said he expects running back Dexter Williams to play this week against Stanford.
Can Ohio State not just make the playoff but reach the CFP title game? One of our bowl experts thinks so with Urban Meyer back on the sideline.
LSU jumped over Oklahoma, but the top 10 remained mostly unchanged in the AP college football poll. In the bottom half of the poll, five teams entered the Top 25 on Sunday, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007.
Tennessee linebacker Quart'e Sapp says he would never disrespect his team, coaches, family or fans by refusing to enter a game -- an allegation made by Vols head coach Jeremy Pruitt.
Virginia Tech has dismissed defensive end Trevon Hill from the team.
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