CLINTON, S.C. -- Hank McCloud scored three rushing touchdowns -- all in the first half -- to lead Furman past Presbyterian 31-21 Saturday for the Paladins' first victory of the season.
McCloud's three early scores got Furman out to a fast start, outscoring Presbyterian 24-0 in the first half.
Three of Furman's first four possessions ended with McCloud in the end zone. The longest came on the fifth play of the game, as McCloud ran 45 yards down the sideline to give Furman the early lead.
McCloud finished with 78 yards and Jerodis Williams added 136 yards and a score on 23 carries. Furman gained 196 more yards on the ground than Presbyterian.
The Paladins (1-3) avoided their first 0-4 start since 1975, beating Presbyterian for the 14th consecutive meeting.
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.
West Virginia All-Big 12 safety Karl Joseph is out for the remainder of the season after injuring his knee during a non-contact drill in Tuesday's practice.
Rutgers has reinstated senior wide receiver Leonte Carroo a day after an assault charge against him was dropped.
Ole Miss cornerback Tee Shepard, who missed all of last season with a toe injury, has decided to give up football and focus on completing his college degree.
UCLA junior linebacker Myles Jack has withdrawn from school and will enter the NFL draft, making the decision just weeks after suffering a season-ending knee injury.