SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Taiwan Jones rushed for a career-high 191 yards and four touchdowns Saturday night to help Eastern Washington defeat winless Sacramento State 56-30.
The victory was the second straight Big Sky Conference win for the Eagles (3-1, 2-0), who were coming off a 16-0 shutout of Northern Colorado.
Matt Nichols completed 18 of 28 passes for 255 yards and one touchdown for Eastern Washington, which built a 35-9 halftime lead. The Eagles are 10-0 road games against Sacramento State (0-3, 0-1).
The loss was the third straight for the Hornets, who were coming off a bye following humbling losses to UNLV and Cal State San Luis Obispo.
Hornet quarterback Jason Smith completed 26 of 34 passes for 320 yards and one touchdown. Wide receiver Brandyn Reed had a career-best eight receptions for 141 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown in the second quarter.
USC has fired coach Steve Sarkisian, the school announced Monday, a day after he was asked to take a leave of absence.
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.
Former USC coach Pete Carroll said Monday that he's saddened by Steve Sarkisian's situation and he has reached out to his former assistant.
Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil will be eligible to return to action for the Rebels following Saturday's game against Memphis , sources told ESPN.com on Monday.
After a decades-long ban, Nevada Gaming Control granted approval for the state's regulated sportsbooks to offer wagering on the Heisman Trophy, with LSU's Leonard Fournette the early favorite.
Police say former Texas A&M wide receiver Thomas Johnson has admitted to randomly attacking and killing a man on a Dallas jogging trail.