BATON ROUGE, La. -- Arkansas-Pine Bluff scored three touchdowns in the first and second quarters and led 41-6 at halftime in a 50-21 rout of Southern University Saturday night in Southwestern Athletic Conference action.
The Golden Lions (5-2, 4-1) led 21-0 after the first quarter. Dennis Jenkins scored from the 2. Bill Ross intercepted a Dray Joseph pass and returned it 60 yards for a touchdown. Quarterback Benjamin Anderson rushed for a 30-yard TD.
Lee Mitchell's 1-yard TD finally got Southern (3-4, 2-3) on the board, but Arkansas-Pine Bluff scored three more times on Anderson's 52-yard pass to Ladarius Eckwood and two short TDs by Aaron Lagrone. Tyler Strickland's 29-yard field goal in the third quarter made it 44-6.
Southern finally scored again on Joseph's fourth-quarter touchdown passes of 17 and 26 yards to Michael Berry and Charles Hawkins, respectively. But Micheal Wilson completed the Jaguars' misery with a 9-yard scoring run.
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Appalachian State's board of trustees has approved a five-year contract for third-year football coach Scott Satterfield, who guided the Mountaineers through the transition from FCS to FBS.
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The University of Wisconsin agreed to a 10-year deal with Under Armour on Friday worth a total of $96 million in cash and the retail value of products received.