MONROE, La. -- Dwight Dasher ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more to lead Middle Tennessee to a 38-19 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday for the Blue Raiders' sixth straight win.
Middle Tennessee (9-3, 7-1 Sun Belt Conference) won nine games for the first time since 1992 and joins the 2003 North Texas squad as the only conference teams to win nine games in a season.
Dasher's passing touchdowns of 6 and 18 yards tied Mickey Corwin's single-season mark of 21 set in 1984. Dasher's 88 yards rushing made him the school's career leader for rushing yards by a quarterback with 1,676. He scored on runs of 2 and 9 yards.
The Blue Raiders intercepted three passes, returning one 58 yards for a score, and had four sacks to set a single-season school record with 38.
Luther Ambrose caught seven passes for 107 yards and two touchdowns for the Warhawks (6-6, 5-3).
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier told his players and coaches Monday night that he is retiring immediately, sources told ESPN.com.
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.
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.