PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- Daveonn Porter broke two tackles en route to a 56-yard touchdown run that sealed Texas Southern's 41-28 win over late-charging Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday Night.
Quarterback Homer Causey tallied a career-high 196 yards rushing and two touchdowns, just one week after being sacked eight times and finishing with negative-83 yards on the ground. He added touchdown passes of 12 and 49 yards in the first quarter as TSU opened up a 17-7 lead.
Cody Swain's 22-yard touchdown catch with 4:41 to play pulled UAPB within six before Porter put the game on ice.
TSU (1-5, 1-4 SWAC), which came into the game averaging 9.8 points per contest, finished with 355 yards rushing, 48 more than in their first five games combined (307).
Porter set a career-high with 156 yards rushing and tied a career-high with 20 carries.
UAPB (0-6, 0-4) totaled 522 yards of offense but had three turnovers.
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.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.