HOUSTON -- Trailing by a touchdown entering the fourth quarter, Texas Southern rallied down the stretch and used a 31-yard field goal by Robert Hersh with 4:14 left to earn a 23-20 victory over Grambling State on Saturday.
Texas Southern (2-6, 2-4 Southwestern Athletic) got a 21-yard interception return for a TD by Eric Brown with 11:58 in the fourth. The PAT failed, however and the score remained 20-20 until Hersh's kick.
Edward Perkins-Loving rushed for 128 yards for Texas Southern, and quarterback Rudolph Johnson threw for 101 yards and rushed for 59.
Grambling State (1-7, 0-6) rushed for only 30 yards in the game, but 6-foot-6 quarterback Frank Rivers had a hot passing hand, completing 19 of 33 passes for 293 yards and 3 TDs.
Clemson defensive backs coach Mike Reed and Florida State receivers coach Lawrence Dawsey have tall tasks this season.
Oklahoma cornerback Jordan Thomas was arrested and could face charges of interference, public intoxication and assault and battery, according to the Cleveland County Sheriff's office.
Things are percolating in the Big 12 as the season hits Week 4, and we think Oklahoma State's visit to Baylor could be the highlight of the weekend.
The Demon Deacons are on the rise, but the Hoosiers should manage to finish off their nonconference slate with a win.
Year 1 under new coach Will Muschamp figures to be a rebuilding season for South Carolina.
Andrew Luck might be the headliner, but Stanford's run of success this century goes much, much deeper than the Cardinal's star quarterback.
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