WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Jarrell Cooper carried the ball just once, but it was for a 28-yard touchdown as William & Mary defeated Rhode Island 20-0 Saturday night.
William & Mary (3-1, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association) had two big offensive plays. Cooper's run, and a 49-yard touchdown pass from Michael Graham to Bo Revell, his only reception, gave the Tribe a 14-0 halftime lead. Graham finished 13 of 20 for 155 yards.
John Carpenter added field goals of 20 and 33 yards.
Rhode Island (1-3, 1-2) threatened once in the fourth quarter, driving to the 2-yard line before Luke Rhodes and Mike Reilly stopped Justin Semmes for no gain to kill the Rams' 11-play, 45-yard drive, their longest of the night.
The Rams' Dylan Smith missed a 47-yard field goal in the second quarter, the only time the Rams crossed into Tribe territory in the first half.
Peyton Manning was among the former Tennessee players who praised and roasted Phillip Fulmer, who led the Volunteers to the 1998 national title.
J.P. Urquidez, the No. 17-rated offensive tackle in the ESPN 300, has signed with the Texas Longhorns after being released from his commitment to Baylor.
The SEC says it is closely monitoring its Twitter account after a hack led the league to post a couple images of scantily clad women Saturday morning.
Baylor and ex-coach Art Briles acknowledged "serious shortcomings" Friday night in a statement announcing that the sides have mutually agreed to terminate his employment.
Wyatt Davis is a physical offensive lineman who can provide some versatility to Ohio State.
Zachary Carter provides Florida with needed depth on the defense side. He can develop into a versatile defensive lineman.
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