NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Brady Attaway threw three touchdown passes as Stephen F. Austin defeated rival Northwestern State 34-17 on Saturday afternoon in the season finale for both teams.
The score was tied at 10 at halftime, and at 17 at the end of the third quarter. The Demons (4-7, 2-5, Southland) were unable to score in the fourth. But the Lumberjacks had more success. Gus Johnson made an 8-yard touchdown run. Roberson caught a 38-yard touchdown pass from Attaway, and Jordan Wiggs added a field goal.
This is the first time in the past four years that the Lumberjacks (5-6, 4-3) will not have a winning season.
The Miami Hurricanes reportedly are looking into whether a player committed an NCAA violation after suspending linebacker Juwon Young on Friday.
In 1998, Brenda Tracy said she was gang-raped by four men, including two Oregon State football players. Since the day of the attack, Tracy has sought a meeting with then-coach Mike Riley. Years later, the two finally meet.
The Sooners will lean on their leader, quarterback Baker Mayfield, to try to make it back to the College Football Playoff in 2016.
Arizona State's talented defense has upper-echelon potential, especially along the line, but its high-risk style at times leaves it exposed.
Vanderbilt's bowl hopes likely require a fast start to the season, making the matchup against Georgia Tech cruical for Derek Mason's squad.
Penn State's James Franklin hopes that his offseason additions arrive with a more permanent feel for his staff and his program.
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