CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Rickey Anderson scored from 11 yards on the first play of the fourth quarter, and The Citadel scored 21 points in the period to beat Western Carolina 45-31 on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (4-3, 3-2 Southern Conference) had lost three consecutive games after opening the season 3-0.
The teams combined for 676 rushing yards, and they were tied at 24 through three quarters.
After Anderson put the Bulldogs in front, The Citadel's defense forced a three-and-out drove 84 yards for a touchdown, capped by Robinson's 6-yard run to give the Bulldogs a 38-24 lead.
Houston could make the playoff. Or it could be eliminated from contention on Sept. 3. Such is life for a Group of 5 team hoping to crash the Power 5 party. And it all starts against Oklahoma.
The Oregon Ducks will put their new quarterbacks on display as well as give a first look at their new 4-3 defense under coordinator Brady Hoke.
With more evaluation, prospects like OLB Jaelan Phillips and others proved worthy of moving into or jumping in the player rankings.
It's no surprise that Alabama and LSU appear to be the strongest up front on defense in the SEC at this point.
In Da'Wan Hunte, Purdue features a defender who likely locked up a starting position at an opportune moment in his career.
Baylor lineman/curiosity LaQuan McGowan wants a shot at the NFL, but if that doesn't pan out he might consider the WWE as an alternative.