CULLOWHEE, N.C. -- Ben Dupree rushed for 126 yards and two touchdowns to lead The Citadel to a 28-21 win over Western Carolina Saturday.
Dupree put together a 19-play touchdown drive on the first possession of the game, ultimately taking the ball in himself to get the Bulldogs (1-2, 1-1) on the board. Dupree led the Bulldogs running game but managed only 17 yards passing with one interception. Starting fullback Darien Robinson ran for just 50 yards on 14 carries.
The Citadel was also able to capitalize on mistakes by the Catamounts (0-3, 0-1), returning a fumble and an interception for touchdowns. On Western Carolina's first possession, The Citadel's James Riley forced a fumble, recovered by Tevin Floyd who ran eight yards for a touchdown and a 14-0 Citadel lead.
The Catamounts Troy Mitchell was 16 of 22 for 136 yards with one touchdown and one interception.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
South Carolina has decided to give up Saturday's home game against No. 7 LSU because of devastating floods that have hit the state, moving the game to Baton Rouge.
Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has a "life-threatening condition" and won't travel to Dallas for the team's rivalry game Saturday against No. 10 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl.
West Virginia All-Big 12 safety Karl Joseph is out for the remainder of the season after injuring his knee during a non-contact drill in Tuesday's practice.
Rutgers has reinstated senior wide receiver Leonte Carroo a day after an assault charge against him was dropped.
Ole Miss cornerback Tee Shepard, who missed all of last season with a toe injury, has decided to give up football and focus on completing his college degree.