Felix Harper threw five touchdown passes, Juan Anthony Jr. had 140 receiving yards, and Alcorn State defeated Division II-member Savannah State 42-17 on Saturday.
Jack Chambers threw two touchdown passes and ran for the go-ahead score and Georgia Southern overcame four lost turnovers to beat Division II-member Savannah State 24-19 on Saturday for its first win of the season.
The NCAA's annual Academic Progress Report shows that college athletes on the whole continue to improve in the classroom.
Savannah State announced Wednesday that Earnest Wilson III has stepped down as head coach after three seasons.
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With the future of guaranteed games in jeopardy, cash-strapped HBCUs will have to get creative to maintain viable programs.
The BMOC weighs in on Landry Jones' fall from superstardom, the Heisman race, Alabama's roll and more.