NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) -- Davon Vinson threw for 109 yards and
two touchdowns to lead Northwestern State to a 31-10 win over
Southland Conference rival Southeastern Louisiana Saturday.
Rus Washington returned an interception 66 yards for a touchdown
-- Northwestern's first defensive score this season -- to put the
Demons (3-2) up 10-0 in the first quarter. Anthony Holmes had 18
carries for 134 yards and one touchdown.
Trey Willie finished the game 18-for-35 and 202 yards for the
Lions (1-4). He had one touchdown pass, a 12-yard toss to Merrick
Lanaux in the second for Southeastern's only lead of the game at
10-9. Lanaux had four catches for 87 yards.
The Demons wore down the Lions defense and went on to score 21
unanswered points -- two 1-yard touchdown passes in the second and a
1-yard run into the endzone in the fourth.
Former Blinn College coach Brad Franchione describes Panthers star Cam Newton's transformation from playing at the junior college in 2009 to playing in Super Bowl 50.
North Carolina inked the No. 34-ranked recruiting class in the 2016 cycle with one ESPN 300 (Tomon Fox) and four more four-stars. The class of 2017 is well on the way to besting the 2016 class with four ESPN Jr300 verbals less than one week after signing day with the most recent being in state receiver Ryan Jones Friday.
Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has decided to take a medical retirement after sitting out all of last season because of a shoulder injury.
It hasn't been an easy road at USC for Pat Haden, the former Trojans quarterback turned athletic director, but at 63, he's earned the right to relax.
Readers want to know about all "downer" material, Iowa cutting ties with Stanford and an inherent southern bias in recruiting rankings.
What did we learn from the Big 12 conference sessions this week? Jake Trotter sorts it out in this edition of the mailbag.
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