NORMAL, Ill. -- Anthony Thompson returned a blocked punt for a touchdown, and Southern Illinois intercepted four passes en route to a 17-0 victory against Illinois State on Saturday.
The Salukis (3-3, 2-1 Missouri Valley), who had just 182 yards of offense, recorded their first shutout since 2009.
Matt Brown was 21 of 40 for 216 yards for the Redbirds (5-1, 2-1), but all four of his interceptions thwarted drives inside the Southern Illinois 35-yard line.
The Salukis salted it away with their most sustained offense of the game, driving 91 yards in 10 plays to Mika'il McCall's 1-yard TD run midway through the fourth quarter.
Tyler Williamson had seven tackles, a sack and interception for Southern Illinois.
Les Miles explains when he found out that he would be retained as LSU's coach, being cheered at Tiger Stadium and spending time with his players.
Zack Rogers 46 yd FG MISSED
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Chad Kelly throws for 236 yards and two touchdowns and runs for another score to lead No. 18 Ole Miss over No. 21 Mississippi State 38-27.
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Lamar Jordan pass complete to Carlos Wiggins for 44 yds to the AFA 31 for a 1ST down
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