COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Jared Davis completed a TD pass for Tennessee Tech with a minute remaining in the fourth quarter to squeak out a 38-37 win against Indiana State Saturday night.
Davis, who threw for just 97 yards, made the only TD pass for Tennessee Tech to foil an Indiana State comeback. Davis also rushed for a TD in the third quarter to stretch a 31-19 lead for the Golden Eagles (3-2).
Mike Perish threw a TD pass and a two-point conversion to give Indiana State (1-3) a 34-31 lead in the final minute of the third quarter, later stretched to six points after a field goal in the beginning of the fourth.
The Sycamores covered 554 yards of offense compared to Tennessee Tech's 264. The Golden Eagles scored early when James Huguely returned a blocked punt 87 yards for a touchdown.
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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|South Dakota State||5-3||8-4|
|Southeast Missouri State||3-4||4-7|