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.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.
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