MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Thomas Ricks passed for 407 yards and
five touchdowns, including a 31-yard scoring pass to Emile Bryant
on the final play of the game, as Southern came from behind to
defeat Alabama State 42-41 Saturday.
Ricks also rushed for 61 yards and caught a touchdown pass.
Southern (3-2, 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) scored
three times in the final 14 minutes of the game to erase a 20-point
The fourth quarter scores for the Jaguars also included a
64-yard pass from Ricks to James Vernon and a 55-yard pass from
running back Jamaal Huff to Ricks. It was Vernon's second touchdown
Ricks also threw scoring passes to Rogers Taylor and Antonio
Alabama State (3-1,2-1 SWAC) was led by Keldri Williams who
rushed 18 times for 111 yards and two touchdowns.
Hornets' quarterback Tarvari Jackson passed for two touchdowns
and ran for another. He was 17-of-30 for 244 yards and was not
A UCLA football player was suspended indefinitely Friday after he was arrested on suspicion of rape.
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.
The University of Wisconsin agreed to a 10-year deal with Under Armour on Friday worth a total of $96 million in cash and the retail value of products received.
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.