MURRAY, Ky. (AP) -- Jake Shields rushed 196 yards on 24 carries
and scored one touchdown as Indiana State rallied with 10 points in
the fourth quarter to beat Murray State 17-10 Saturday night.
Ron Lane carried the ball 11 times for 72 yards for Murray State
(1-3). He also had two kick returns for 37 yards.
Indiana State (2-2) went ahead of the Racers 14-10 when Kris
Karagory scored on a 6-yard touchdown run early in the final
With nine minutes to go, Kyle Hooper's field goal put ISU ahead
The Sycamores secured the win when they recovered a Murray State
fumble with 2:16 remaining in the game.
Indiana State had 341 yards of total offense with 221 yards on
the ground. Quarterback Jake Schiff completed 11-of-15 passes for
Murray State's Stewart Childress was 9-of-17 for 74 passing
Greg Blake recovered an Indiana State fumble about 15 seconds
into the second quarter to set up an offensive drive for the
Racers. Oscar Walker scored on a 2-yard run two minutes later and
Jesse Ohliger's kick tied the game at 7-7.
Murray State led 10-7 at halftime after Ohliger kicked a 23-yard
field goal with 46 seconds remaining in the second quarter.
In the first quarter, the Sycamores scored on their opening
drive. Shields scored on a 15-yard touchdown run about two and
one-half minutes into the game. With Hooper's extra point, Indiana
State led 7-0.
Steve Spurrier, the visor-slinging, slick-talking "Head Ball Coach" who is the second-winningest coach in Southeastern Conference history, announced his resignation on Tuesday.
USC athletic director Pat Haden spoke Tuesday about the decision to fire head coach Steve Sarkisian, calling it "very difficult," while also defending his handling of the situation.
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier has been suspended for the year after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance found in a supplement, coach Jim McElwain announced Monday.
Tennessee defensive tackle Shy Tuttle will miss the rest of the season with a broken fibula and torn ankle ligament.
Former NFL safety Tyler Sash died from an accidental overdose after mixing two powerful pain medications, and a history of injuries was a contributing factor, a medical examiner said.