STATESBORO, Ga. -- Jamal Jackson threw for 383 yards as Appalachian State beat Georgia Southern 31-28 Saturday.
Georgia Southern held the longest active home-win streak in the Football Championship Subdivision and had won six-straight Southern Conference games before today.
Georgia Southern (7-2, 6-2) took a 28-24 lead behind Ezayi Youyoute's third quarter touchdown run. But Jackson's third touchdown pass of the day, a 23-yarder to Tony Washington in the fourth quarter, gave Appalachian State (7-3, 4-2) the lead for good.
Five of the last six Appalachian State-Georgia Southern duels have been decided by seven points or less.
Jackson has 10-consecutive games with at least 200 yards passing and has never completed less than half of his passes as a starter.
Appalachian State's Sean Price, who caught seven passes for 231 yards, entered ranked second in the Southern Conference and led all NCAA Division I FCS freshman in receptions, receiving yards and touchdown receptions.
Auburn senior receiver D'haquille Williams has been dismissed from the team.
Alabama coach Nick Saban took exception with the media's outlook on his team prior to Saturday's win at Georgia, lashing out at those who "buried" the Crimson Tide.
Despite a 1-4 start to the season and a 7-11 record since taking over at Texas, coach Charlie Strong has ongoing support from school officials and key boosters, according to several sources.
Questions are being raised about the transparency of the daily fantasy industry after a DraftKings employee won $350,000 in a weekend contest on FanDuel.
As much confidence as LSU coach Les Miles expresses in the abilities of his receivers, he has apparently decided to see if the threat of lost playing time sharpens their focus.
Michael Brewer, originally expected to miss eight to 10 weeks, broke his left collarbone in the Hokies' season-opening loss to No. 1 Ohio State.