WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Keith McBride ran for 163 yards and two touchdowns as William & Mary trounced Georgia State 35-3 Saturday night in a Colonial Athletic Association game.
The Tribe (1-4, 1-2) out-rushed Georgia State 312 yards to 92. After Wil Lutz kicked a 37-yard, first-quarter field goal for the Panthers (0-5, 0-1) to open the scoring, William & Mary scored 35 unanswered points. Twenty-eight came off four of Georgia State's seven turnovers.
In his first start, Georgia State quarterback Ronnie Bell was intercepted four times while completing 13 of 26 passes for 157 yards. Donald Russell led the Panthers with 107 yards rushing. Bell's fumble on a sack was one of three lost by Georgia State.
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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