GRAMBLING, La. -- Brandon Wells threw for two touchdowns and the Alabama A&M offense dominated the Grambling defense to crush the Tigers 23-9 Saturday night.
Wells was 15 of 28 for 187 yards and connected with Toriono Upshaw for two Bulldog scores. The Bulldogs had 325 yards overall compared to 165 yards for the Grambling offense.
The Southwest Athletic Conference matchup got off to a shaky start for both teams. Neither team scored until the second quarter when Alabama A&M's Cedric Skinner was tackled in the Bulldogs' end zone for a Grambling safety.
Barrington Scott rushed for 77 yards and the Bulldogs' other touchdown.
Grambling is trying to bounce back from a winless conference record in 2012.
A look at all the Irish players scooped up during the NFL draft and immediately afterward.
Only 26 ACC players heard their names called at the 2016 NFL draft, but the talent remaining in the conference will show itself in future drafts.
Jordan Howard, Eric Murray, Connor Cook and Andy Janovich -- one or all of these former Big Ten players could make a name for himself on Sundays.
The SEC, which boasts the reigning national champion (Alabama), led the way again with 51 total NFL draft picks, besting the Big Ten (47).
The battle at quarterback seems far from over as neither Dakota Prukop nor Travis Jonsen really stood out in Oregon's spring game.
Karl Joseph is in a great situation in Oakland and Andrew Billings was a steal in the fourth round for Cincinnati.
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