NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Shelton Eppler threw for 263 yards and four touchdowns as Northwestern State romped past Grambling State 34-7 on Saturday night to give coach Brad Laird his first win.
The victory avenged the Demons 23-10 loss to Grambling last year. Grambling still holds a 3-2 edge in the series as the schools that are only 81 miles apart, met for just the fifth time.
The Demons bounced back from a 59-7 thumping by Texas A&M last week. Northwestern State opens Southland Conference play at Lamar next Saturday.
Aldon Clark led Grambling, throwing for 125 yards and running for 67 yards on 14 carries.
OSU football players allege abuse on, off campus
An attorney representing more than 50 former Ohio State athletes said sexual abuse by a team physician happened during required examinations at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center and at his off-campus clinic and home.
DE Murphy, No. 2 overall recruit, picks Clemson
Myles Murphy, the No. 2-ranked recruit in the 2020 class, will give Clemson's top-ranked recruiting class its third five-star commitment.
Former Oregon WR Lowe stops armed student
Keanon Lowe, a native of Portland, was a star wide receiver at Oregon, where he played from 2011 to 2014.
Dabo dismisses talk of potential future at Bama
Dabo Swinney's new contract includes an unusual provision that would add as much as $2 million to his buyout should he leave to take a job at Alabama, but the Clemson coach said he doesn't spend time pondering a future at his alma mater.
QB Stevens transferring to Mississippi State
When Penn State coach James Franklin didn't name a starting quarterback after spring practice, Tommy Stevens decided to explore his options -- and is now transferring to Mississippi State.
Ohio St. leaders knew of former doctor's abuse
At least 177 men were sexually abused by a former Ohio State team doctor, according to an investigation that concluded school leaders knew at the time.