STATESBORO, Ga. -- Ezayi Youyoute ran for 106 yards and added 66 through the air as Georgia Southern rallied to beat Elon 26-23 on Saturday night.
There were four lead changes before Elon (2-2, 0-1 Southern Conference) jumped ahead 20-16 late in the third quarter. Dominique Swope's 2-yard touchdown put Georgia Southern back on top but the Phoenix managed to tie the game 23-all behind a 33-yard field goal from Adam Shreiner.
Georgia Southern's defense stiffened, however, holding Elon to just one first down in the fourth quarter.
The Eagles (2-1, 1-1) took the lead for good on Alex Hanks' 32-yard field goal with 3 minutes, 40 seconds left to play.
The Eagles' option offense, which amassed 342 rushing yards, has rushed for 300 or more yards in six of its last seven games.
When Clay Helton is announced as the permanent head coach of the USC Trojans during a team meeting, the players react exactly how you would want them to.
The five finalists for the Broyles Awards include assistants at No. 1 Clemson, No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Oklahoma.
North Carolina' schedule has been a sticking point with the selection committee, but AD Bubba Cunningham doesn't make any excuses for it.
The Horned Frogs had three big-time defensive backs in the house Friday for their win over Baylor.
Tyrone Swoopes will start at quarterback against No. 12 Baylor as Jerrod Heard recovers from a concussion, coach Charlie Strong announced Monday.
Bigger names were out there, but a seven-game sample size -- and history -- suggest Clay Helton was the right choice to lead USC.
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