Cyrus began a string of 28 straight first-half points for Alabama State (2-2, 2-1 SWAC) with a 5-yard score. A 28-yard touchdown pass from Daniel Duhart to Everett Miles, a short touchdown run by Crowell and a 19-yard interception return for a score by Daer Washington gave the Hornets a 28-7 halftime lead.
Grambling State (0-4, 0-2) cut it to 28-21 in the third with two touchdown passes from D.J. Williams to Anthony McGhee. The Hornets responded the following possession with a Cyrus 26-yard touchdown run and pulled away in the fourth with two more touchdown runs, including a 28-yarder by Crowell. Crowell tallied 129 yards on 14 carries.
Chester Rogers had six receptions for 131 yards and a touchdown for Grambling State.
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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|Prairie View A&M||8-1||8-2|