GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Mike Mayhew paced the North Carolina A&T ground game as the Aggies ran over Howard 38-10 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference showdown Saturday.
Mayhew accounted for 138 of the Aggies' 242 rushing yards, scoring once on 20 carries. His first-quarter touchdown gave North Carolina A&T (3-3, 1-2) a 14-7 lead the team would maintain through the final buzzer.
Parker Munoz kicked a 37-yard field goal for the Bison (4-2, 3-1) with 30 seconds to play in the second quarter which cut Howard's deficit to 14-10.
In the second half, the Aggies scored 24 unanswered points to close out the win, including a pair of interception returns for touchdowns.
Howard's Greg McGhee was 18-of-36 passing for 234 yards but threw three interceptions.
Former Blinn College coach Brad Franchione describes Panthers star Cam Newton's transformation from playing at the junior college in 2009 to playing in Super Bowl 50.
North Carolina inked the No. 34-ranked recruiting class in the 2016 cycle with one ESPN 300 (Tomon Fox) and four more four-stars. The class of 2017 is well on the way to besting the 2016 class with four ESPN Jr300 verbals less than one week after signing day with the most recent being in state receiver Ryan Jones Friday.
Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has decided to take a medical retirement after sitting out all of last season because of a shoulder injury.
It hasn't been an easy road at USC for Pat Haden, the former Trojans quarterback turned athletic director, but at 63, he's earned the right to relax.
Readers want to know about all "downer" material, Iowa cutting ties with Stanford and an inherent southern bias in recruiting rankings.
What did we learn from the Big 12 conference sessions this week? Jake Trotter sorts it out in this edition of the mailbag.
|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|