STATESBORO, Ga. -- Jerick McKinnon ran for three touchdowns and threw two more and Georgia Southern posted its eighth 300-yard rushing game of the season in a 69-26, nonconference win over Howard Saturday.
McKinnion completed 2 of 4 passes, both for touchdowns, and gained 198 rushing yards on 16 carries. The quarterback entered the game needing 145 rushing yards to become the third different Eagle (8-2) in the last three years to reach the 1,000 yard mark.
Howard (5-4) struggled to stop the Football Championship Subdivision's top rushing attack, as four different Eagles went over 60 rushing yards Saturday.
Dominique Swope, who also scored a pair of touchdowns for the second consecutive week, added 98 yards on four carries, Jonathan Bryant tallied 67 yards on two carries and William Banks chipped in with 62 yards on six carries.
Howard was led by Greg McGhee, who ran for three touchdowns and threw another.
Now that spring football is in the rearview mirror, we're taking a team-by-team look in the ACC's Atlantic to see what we know and what we don't.
Quarterback Kurt Benkert announced that he will transfer to Virginia, where he will be eligible to play immediately and will have two years of eligibility.
While the running game and the linebacker unit are rock solid, the Badgers still aren't sure about their quarterback.
Recruiting classes for 2017 are far from complete, but some assistant coaches have already made their presence known.
The Pac-12 didn't see the draft results it had anticipated, which should add to what is expected to be a downcast mood at the league's meetings.
While the SEC led all conferences with 51 picks selected in the NFL draft, here's a look at the players who signed as undrafted free agents.
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|