HOUSTON -- Julian Stafford had an 89-yard touchdown reception and a 95-yard kickoff return for a score as Mississippi Valley State beat Texas Southern 34-3 to finish the season on a three-game winning streak.
The Delta Devils (5-6, 5-4 Southwestern Athletic) also got two defensive touchdowns from Kevin Eugene as they finished with their first winning conference record since 2006. Eugene returned an interception 31 yards for a touchdown and also had a 100-yard fumble recovery.
Texas Southern (2-9, 2-7) had just 241 yards of offense -- compared to 469 by the Devils -- and turned the ball over five times in its final game of the season.
Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has decided to take a medical retirement after sitting out all of last season because of a shoulder injury.
It hasn't been an easy road at USC for Pat Haden, the former Trojans quarterback turned athletic director, but at 63, he's earned the right to relax.
Readers want to know about all "downer" material, Iowa cutting ties with Stanford and an inherent southern bias in recruiting rankings.
What did we learn from the Big 12 conference sessions this week? Jake Trotter sorts it out in this edition of the mailbag.
UCLA's Josh Rosen will look to redeem himself against USC in 2016, making the matchup one of the upcoming season's most compelling games.
Haden's aim of reclaiming lost glory ended thanks to coaching flameouts. But his final grade remains incomplete until we see more from Clay Helton.
|Mississippi Valley State||1-8||1-10|
|Prairie View A&M||8-1||8-2|