MONROE, La. -- Adam Kennedy threw for one touchdown and rushed for two more to lead Arkansas State to a victory over Louisiana-Monroe, 42-14 Saturday night.
Kennedy was 16-of 23 for 235 yards and one passing touchdown. He also led the Red Wolves (5-4, 3-1 Sun Belt) in rushing with 102 yards on 22 carries. Running back Michael Gordon had 72 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries while Sirgregory Thornton chipped in with 72 yards. The Red Wolves had 494 yards in total offense.
The teams were tied at halftime with the score at 14-14. But Arkansas State would score four unanswered touchdowns in the second half.
The Warhawks (5-5, 3-2) struggled, particularly in the second half, with quarterback Kolton Browning finishing 17-of-37 for 191 yards and two interceptions. Browning also led on the ground with 55 yards. Louisiana-Monroe wide receiver Rashon Ceaser caught both Warhawks touchdowns and finished with 118 yards.
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.