ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Kimari McFadden picked off a pair of passes -- returning one 34 yards for a touchdown -- as South Carolina State topped Norfolk State 14-0 in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action Saturday.
McFadden's score was the Bulldogs' second touchdown of the first quarter, and proved all the scoring the team needed. Julius Pendergrass supplied the other touchdown, punching in from 3 yards out just over a minute into the game.
South Carolina State (2-3, 1-1 MEAC) held the Spartans (2-3, 0-2) to 92 yards through the air, as quarterbacks Nico Flores and Jake Basmagian combined to go 11-of-23 passing with three interceptions and two sacks. The Bulldogs also recovered a forced fumble, blocked a punt and recorded eight tackles for loss -- including a pair by McFadden, who added a second interception in the fourth quarter.
Takeem Hedgeman was the Spartans' lone bright spot, rushing for 148 yards on 26 carries.
Jared Goff threw five touchdown passes and Matt Anderson kicked a 26-yard field goal as time expired to cap an improbable comeback and lift California to a 48-46 win over Arizona State on Saturda
Despite being offered a pay raise by Toledo, Matt Campbell has agreed to become Iowa State's next coach, sources told ESPN.com.
Cal quarterback Jared Goff passed for 542 yards and five touchdowns and the Bears beat Arizona State with a last-second field goal.
Air Force - New Mexico postgame breakdown
Jhurell Pressley scored on first-quarter runs of 75 and 57 yards, and New Mexico had four other offensive plays of more than 40 yards to beat Air Force 47-35.
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||9-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|