SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Lennon Creer rushed for a career-high 252 yards and three touchdowns, and Phillip Livas tied a NCAA record with an 88-yard punt return for a touchdown Saturday night to lead Louisiana Tech past San Jose State 45-38.
The Bulldogs (5-6, 4-3 WAC) overcame San Jose State quarterback Jordan La Secla's career-high 496 yards and five touchdown passes to record their fourth win in six games.
Creer rushed for 151 yards in the first quarter and had 203 yards and three touchdowns rushing by halftime.
Livas tied a NCAA record with his eighth career combined kickoff/punt return for a touchdown. Chad Boyd's interception of La Secla with 12 seconds left clinched the win.
La Secla connected with Jalal Beauchman for three of his touchdown passes, including a 67-yarder on the second offensive play for San Jose State (1-11, 0-7). Beauchman finished with career highs of nine receptions and 178 yards.
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.
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.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.