The ensuing onside kick failed and the Lions (2-2) ran out the clock.
An earlier onside kick turned the game for the Lions in the first quarter. They recovered the kick and drove 56 yards in 13 plays to take a 10-7 lead on Kody Sutton's 1-yard run. They never trailed after that, taking a 24-7 lead into the locker room.
Sutton finished the day with two touchdowns on 100 yards rushing.
Samford took an early lead on a Summerlin's 4 yard pass to Jerry Mathis.
Summerlin threw for 478 yards to establish a school record.
Mississippi's football program has been cited for 13 of the 28 NCAA rules infractions included in the notice of allegations that the Rebels received in January.
ESPN Big Ten reporter Brian Bennett discusses why the SEC is upset about Michigan's spring break trip and what the NCAA might do about it.
Stanford and Notre Dame split their last two meetings in dramatic contests, and their 2016 matchup will be highly anticipated.
A lawsuit alleges that the University of Tennessee has violated Title IX policies and created a "hostile sexual environment" through indifference toward sexual assaults by student-athletes.
Ian O'Connor, senior writer at ESPN.com, joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss Roger Goodell's response to safety concerns in the NFL.
Stanford defensive line coach Randy Hart is retiring after 46 years as a college coach.
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