GREENSBORO, N.C. -- North Carolina A&T's Kwashaun Quick took over at quarterback in the second-half and ignited the Aggies' dormant offense to a 30-9 victory over Norfolk State on Saturday.
The Aggies (4-4, 2/3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed 9-7 at the break, but Quick ran 29 yards for a touchdown on the opening drive of the second half for a 14-9 lead.
Aggies starting quarterback Lewis Kindle threw three first-half interceptions in a game marred by turnovers. Norfolk State's Jake Basmagian and Nico Flores threw two picks apiece, and the Spartans (2-7, 0-6) also gave up two fumbles while losing their seventh game in a row.
Everett Goldberg kicked three field goals for Norfolk State, including a 51-yarder.
Steve Spurrier, the visor-slinging, slick-talking "Head Ball Coach" who is the second-winningest coach in Southeastern Conference history, announced his resignation on Tuesday.
USC athletic director Pat Haden spoke Tuesday about the decision to fire head coach Steve Sarkisian, calling it "very difficult," while also defending his handling of the situation.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier has been suspended for the year after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance found in a supplement, coach Jim McElwain announced Monday.
Tennessee defensive tackle Shy Tuttle will miss the rest of the season with a broken fibula and torn ankle ligament.
Former NFL safety Tyler Sash died from an accidental overdose after mixing two powerful pain medications, and a history of injuries was a contributing factor, a medical examiner said.