Louisiana-Monroe cruises by Grambling State 48-10

MONROE, La. -- Jyruss Edwards made the most of his eight carries, rushing for 123 yards and a score to help Louisiana-Monroe to a dominating 48-10 win over Grambling State on Saturday night.

Louisiana-Monroe (1-1) rebounded from a shutout loss against Oklahoma last weekend, scoring five first-half touchdowns to put the game out of reach early.

The Warhawks got on the board right away when Cortney Davis returned the opening kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown.

Grambling State (0-2) responded with a 17-yard touchdown pass from D.J. Williams to Anthony McGhee to tie the game before the Louisiana-Monroe offense took over.

Kolton Browning completed three touchdown passes and Edwards' touchdown run helped the Warhawks to a 35-7 halftime advantage.

DeVontae McNeal ran for a 34-yard touchdown and logged 94 yards on nine attempts to compliment Edwards' effort. Louisiana-Monroe ran for 367 yards.

Cedric Skinner had 109 yards rushing to lead the Grambling State.


2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference Standings

Alcorn State7-29-4
Alabama State5-46-5
Alabama A&M3-63-8
Jackson State3-63-8
Mississippi Valley State1-81-10
Grambling State9-09-3
Prairie View A&M8-18-2
Texas Southern2-73-7
Arkansas-Pine Bluff1-82-9