JACKSONVILLE. Ala. -- Troymaine Pope rushed for three touchdowns and was one of four players to rush for more than 100 yards as Jacksonville State beat Jacksonville 48-13 on Saturday night.
Pope had a game-leading 160 on 16 carries. Miles Jones ran 20 times for 138 yards, Eli Jenkins finished with 128 and DaMarcus James ran for 105. Jenkins and James each ran had touchdown runs as Jacksonville State finished with 568 in total offense, including 523 rushing yards.
The Gamecocks scored 30 consecutive points on six straight drives to end the second quarter and into the third, including a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown by Pierre Warren.
Several Baylor players took to social media to express their feelings -- a mix of anger, shock and sadness -- about the dismissal of coach Art Briles.
The toughest stretch for California in 2016 will come in late October and early November, as they face the Washington schools, Oregon and USC.
Dede Westbrook, who is expected to battle to be Oklahoma's No. 1 receiver, was arrested Monday on charges of criminal trespassing in Cameron, Texas.
Kedrick James, the nation's ninth-ranked tight end, announced Thursday that he is backing away from his longtime commitment to Baylor following the school's dismissal of head coach Art Briles.
QB Sean Maguire (ankle) and RB Dalvin Cook (shoulder) should be full speed next month, FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said Thursday.
Mark this day down. Turn the corner of this page in the college football family bible. Someone in the gridiron-industrial complex stood up and said some standards are more important than winning.
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