NORMAL, Ala. -- Deaunte Mason threw for three scores and Kaderius Lacey ran for 165 yards and scored rushing and receiving touchdowns to give undefeated Alabama A&M a 38-17 victory Saturday night over winless Grambling State.
In their last meeting, the Bulldogs lost to the Tigers 16-15 on Dec. 10, 2011, in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game.
Alabama A&M (5-0, 4-0) is off to its best start since its 1966 undefeated season.
Mason threw TD passes of 32 yards to Resha DeJarnett, 30 yards to Lacey and 32 yards to Bobby Goldsby, all in the 28-7 first half.
Lacey, who had 20 carries, also rushed for a first-quarter 45-yard score.
Mason was 13-of-18 passing for 247 yards.
Arizona State's talented defense has upper-echelon potential, especially along the line, but its high-risk style at times leaves it exposed.
Vanderbilt's bowl hopes likely require a fast start to the season, making the matchup against Georgia Tech cruical for Derek Mason's squad.
Penn State's James Franklin hopes that his offseason additions arrive with a more permanent feel for his staff and his program.
Fueled by the feel-good story of cancer survivor RB James Conner, the Panthers would love to pull off a feel-good win over in-state rival Penn State.
Wisconsin plans to use its speedy new weapon, four-star prospect A.J. Taylor, as a wide receiver when he arrives on campus this summer.
Travon McMillian will be a player Tennessee fans will want to keep an eye on when the Vols face Virginia Tech on Sept. 10.
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