TOWSON, Md. -- Terrance West rushed for three touchdowns and 100 yards to lead Towson to a 28-17 victory Saturday over James Madison.
West scored from 7 and 6 yards out in the first half. His 6-yard run with 11:44 remaining capped the scoring for Towson (10-2, 6-2 Colonial Athletic Association). West added three receptions for 30 yards.
The win gives Towson its second FCS playoff berth in three years.
James Madison (6-6, 3-5) opened the scoring with a Michael Birdsong 29-yard TD pass to Anthony Rose. The Tigers then scored three unanswered touchdowns before a field goal, and a 46-yard punt return for a touchdown by Dae'Quan Scott pulled the Dukes within four in the third quarter.
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn could use a signature win as much as any coach in the SEC, and beating a title contender like Clemson would certainly qualify.
Safety Fish Smithson's leadership and playmaking ability should make him the foundation of Kansas' defense.
Louisville coach Bobby Petrino makes fans of workers at an Indiana firefighters union hall after writing a check to replace TVs that were vandalized.
The University of North Dakota, after dropping its Fighting Sioux nickname four years ago, unveiled the logo for its new Fighting Hawks nickname.
Jacob Park has impressed his teammates this summer and appears ready to battle for the Cyclones' backup quarterback spot.
If things go well for the Sun Devils at quarterback, they could have one of the better offenses in the Pac-12.
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