MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Isaiah Crowell ran for 136 yards and four touchdowns to carry Alabama State past Alcorn State 49-30 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game Saturday night.
Crowell had three touchdowns and 99 yards as the Hornets (3-2, 2-2 SAC) opened a 28-7 lead at the half. Then Leland Baker had a sack, forced fumble and recovery on the first play of the third quarter with Crowell scoring on a 1-yard run on the next play. Alabama State forced four turnovers.
The Braves (3-2, 2-1) never got back in the game but John Gibbs threw two of his three touchdown passes to Jordan Payne in the fourth quarter and Tavoris Doss returned a punt 96 yards with 2:59 remaining. Alcorn State tacked on a field goal on the final play.
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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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