NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Zack Adkins had 376 total yards and threw for three touchdowns to lead Northwestern State over Southern 55-14 Saturday night.
Adkins threw touchdown passes to three separate receivers in a 15-minute span. His 31-yard strike to Louis Hollier gave Northwestern State (2-0) a commanding 31-0 lead in the second quarter. Adkins was 22 of 34. Bryant Mitchell and Ed Eagan each led the Demons with six receptions.
Dray Joseph threw a 10-yard pass to Willie Quinn to complete an 80-yard scoring drive, to put Southern on the board just before half. The Jaguars concluded their scoring with Quinn's 98-yard kickoff return. It was Quinn's first collegiate kickoff return, and set a Turpin Stadium record.
The Demon home win was the first under head coach Jay Thomas.
Feleipe' Franks, the No. 4 pocket passer in the ESPN 300 and 59th-ranked player overall, committed to Florida after breaking his verbal pledge to LSU amid the Tigers' coaching uncertainty.
After finishing 97th in the FBS in scoring and 75th in passing yardage, Minnesota has fired offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover and passing game coordinator Jim Zebrowski, the school announced.
Clay Helton passed the latest round of the USC head coaching survivor test by beating UCLA, but there are still some who would prefer a big-time name.
Here are some names to remember in the coaching search at Georgia.
Six days after his death from brain cancer, hundreds of people, including Michigan football players, attended a memorial service for the 5-year-old grandson of former coach Lloyd Carr on Sunday.
Purdue coach Darrell Hazell says assistant coaches John Shoop, Greg Hudson and Rubin Carter won't return to his staff next season.
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