BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Samford rolled to a 25 point halftime lead and cruised to a 34-6 victory against West Alabama on Saturday night.
The Bulldogs (2-0) amassed 227 yards rushing and rolled up 452 yards of total offense to control the game.
West Alabama's Kyle Caldwell and Gary Johnston combined for more yards passing than Samford, 227-225, but they also combined for three interceptions, and Caldwell was sacked five times. Samford's defense held West Alabama (1-1) to 21 yards rushing for a .7-yard average.
The Bulldogs, members of the Southern Conference, are 10-6-1 all-time against West Alabama (Gulf South Conference).
Fabian Truss rushed for 82 yards and two touchdowns for the Bulldogs, and Cameron Yaw kicked two third-quarter field goals. Jeremiah Gates and Stanley Robinson rushed for touchdowns of 2 and 8 yards respectively for the Bulldogs.
West Alabama's Ryne Smith kicked field goals of 22 and 29 yards.
UCLA junior linebacker Myles Jack has withdrawn from school and will enter the NFL draft, making the decision just weeks after suffering a season-ending knee injury.
South Carolina AD Ray Tanner is not "100 percent sure" Saturday's game vs. No. 7 LSU will be played at Williams-Brice Stadium because of devastating floods that hit the state.
A judge has lifted a temporary restraining order filed against Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo after a woman he was accused of attacking said she didn't think it was necessary.
Auburn senior receiver D'haquille Williams has been dismissed from the team.
Alabama coach Nick Saban took exception with the media's outlook on his team prior to Saturday's win at Georgia, lashing out at those who "buried" the Crimson Tide.
DraftKings and FanDuel continued to defend their integrity after the disclosure that a DraftKings employee won $350,000 with information used in a way that some have likened to insider trading.