NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Telvin Hooks ran for two touchdowns to help Tennessee State pull away from Arkansas-Pine Bluff 40-13 Saturday night.
With Tennessee State (5-0) trailing in the second quarter, Hooks, who finished with 108 yards on 14 carries, took over. He ran it in from 15 yards out to cut the Tennessee State deficit to 10-6.
Then, in the third quarter with his team trailing 13-12, Hooks had a 2-yard run with 7:05 left in the frame to put the Tigers on top 19-13. They never trailed again. Trabis Ward's 1-yard run made the score 26-13 at the end of the third quarter. Ward carried the ball 21 times for 87 yards.
The Tigers' defense finished strong, allowing three points the final three quarters, sacking the quarterback three times and forcing three turnovers.
When Clay Helton is announced as the permanent head coach of the USC Trojans during a team meeting, the players react exactly how you would want them to.
The five finalists for the Broyles Awards include assistants at No. 1 Clemson, No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Oklahoma.
North Carolina' schedule has been a sticking point with the selection committee, but AD Bubba Cunningham doesn't make any excuses for it.
The Horned Frogs had three big-time defensive backs in the house Friday for their win over Baylor.
Tyrone Swoopes will start at quarterback against No. 12 Baylor as Jerrod Heard recovers from a concussion, coach Charlie Strong announced Monday.
Bigger names were out there, but a seven-game sample size -- and history -- suggest Clay Helton was the right choice to lead USC.
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