ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Garrick Jones ran for first-half touchdowns of 70 and 43 yards, and Marcus Randle threw three second-half touchdown passes to lead Mississippi Valley State to a 45-21 victory Saturday over Grambling State.
Jones replaced Randle at quarterback for the Delta Devils (2-4, 2-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) at the start of the second quarter. After a 20-yard completion on third-and-6 from the MVSU 10, Jones broke free for his 70-yard touchdown to make it 10-0.
His 43-yard score came on a second-and-8 play after a 24-yard completion to Julian Stafford.
Randle was back at quarterback in the second half and found Stafford for touchdowns of 65 and 51 yards and Brandon Stansell for a 34-yarder. Stafford also returned a kickoff 88 yards for a third-quarter score and had 162 receiving yards on seven catches.
The Delta Devils are now 5-48-2 against the Tigers (0-6, 0-5).
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Minnesota is set up at running back going into the 2016 season but has questions at receiver and cornerback still after its recruiting class signed.
Texas had its share of lows in 2015, but also provided a few highs -- especially in wins over Baylor and Oklahoma.
Now that national signing day is in the books, it's time to take stock of NC State's roster for the 2016 season.
Arizona State has the bulk of its defensive line coming back, but will have some holes to fill at cornerback.
Jim Harbaugh has SEC coaches and administrators crying foul again. Is there a legitimate beef with the Michigan coach, or are they being self-serving?
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|Prairie View A&M||8-1||8-2|