The Leathernecks (3-2, 1-1 Missouri Valley) trailed 10-3 at halftime but Kieron James blocked a punt to set Western Illinois up in Coyotes territory, and Lunt threw a 25-yard TD pass to Salomon to tie it. Lunt later hit Charles Chestnut for 39 yards to the South Dakota 1 and Caulton Ray ran it in on the next play to make it 17-10 WIU late in the third quarter.
South Dakota (1-4, 0-2) tied it up quickly. After Jasper Sanders returned the kickoff 55 yards, three plays later Josh Vander Maten found Anthony Williams for 41 yards and the tying score. But Lunt and Salomon answered for the winning points with 7:40 left.
Nikko Watson ran for 138 yards for the Leathernecks.
LSU has picked up a commitment from the nation's top-rated dual-threat quarterback.
Four Auburn football players, including star CB Carlton Davis III and highly touted defensive lineman Byron Cowart, were arrested Saturday on misdemeanor marijuana charges.
Did your favorite NFL team get a bargain/value pick during the draft? Does that player also come from your favorite Pac-12 team? It's possible.
Washington's defense has a chance to again be one of the Pac-12's best next season with a number of players returning to the Huskies' lineup.
Here's a recap of the more than 45 former undrafted Big 12 players who are heading to NFL camps, either on free-agent deals or for tryouts.
The fact that David Blough hasn't yet been named the starting quarterback should not come as a surprise.
|North Dakota State||7-1||13-2|
|South Dakota State||5-3||8-4|