BALTIMORE -- Norfolk State clinched its first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship in its final regular-season game with a 47-14 win over Morgan State on Saturday
Chris Walley passed for 187 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score for the Spartans (9-2, 7-1), who have qualified for the Football Championship Subdivision tournament for the first time. It was the Spartans' fifth straight win over Morgan State (5-5, 4-3).
Norfolk State led 20-14 at halftime and put the game away with 17 points in the first 5 minutes of the second half.
Randy Maynes scored on a 56-yard run on the Spartans' first play in the third quarter. Norfolk State got a field goal with 10:50 left in the third, then recovered a fumble at the Morgan State 1-yard line on the ensuing kickoff. Walley scored two plays later.
Seth Higgins passed for 131 yards and a touchdown for the Bears.
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.
Randy Edsall will coach Maryland against No. 1 Ohio State on Saturday, the school announced Thursday as rumors swirled about his job status going forward.
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.
Rutgers receiver Leonte Carroo returned to practice Thursday after charges that he attacked a woman he used to date were dropped, and he said he was "lucky" to be playing again.
South Carolina has decided to give up Saturday's home game against No. 7 LSU because of devastating floods that have hit the state, moving the game to Baton Rouge.
Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has a "life-threatening condition" and won't travel to Dallas for the team's rivalry game Saturday against No. 10 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl.