JACKSONVILLE, Ala. -- DaMarcus James rushed for 206 yards and scored three touchdowns in the first half to lead Jacksonville State to a 42-34 victory Saturday over Southeast Missouri State.
James had touchdowns runs of 1 and 15 yards in the first quarter. His 8-yard TD run in the second quarter gave Jacksonville State (9-3, 5-3 Ohio Valley) a 28-6 halftime lead. James now has 1,180 yards rushing and 23 touchdowns this season.
Troymaine Pope had touchdown runs of 21 and 3 yards to give the Gamecocks a 42-13 lead going into the fourth quarter. Pope had 102 yards rushing. Eli Jenkins also had a rushing TD on his way to 124 yards rushing.
Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the entire season because of a left foot injury.
Virginia Tech will wear a decal on its helmets against No. 1 Ohio State on Monday night to honor slain Roanoke television journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.
South Carolina football players will wear stickers on their helmets this season to honor the nine people who died in a shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston this past June.
Washington has found its starting quarterback, but coach Chris Petersen said the Huskies will keep that information under wraps until Friday's season opener at No. 23 Boise State.
Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday.
Transfer Vernon Adams will be the starting quarterback when Oregon begins its season against Eastern Washington on Sept. 5.