Austin Howard passed for three touchdowns, Lenard Tillery ran for two more and Southern beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 49-17 on Saturday night.
Robert Johnson scored two rushing touchdowns and Jordan Johnson added a score and 78 yards on the ground to help lead Jackson State past Texas Southern 21-13 on Saturday.
Tyler Stehling threw for 407 yards and five touchdowns, both career highs, and Rice raced to a 65-44 victory over Prairie View on Saturday.
Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer
No. 1 Alabama leads No. 6 Texas A&M 33-14 with 12:30 to play. The ViewFromVegas is the Crimson Tide closed between -17.5 and -18.5 here in Vegas, so right now it's covering the closing spread. However, earlier in the week, the line was up to Alabama -19.5 and even -20 at some books, so Texas A&M bettors who took those points are still covering. The over/under of 59 is also still in doubt.
Devante Kincade threw for 326 yards with four touchdowns and Gambling State defeated Mississippi Valley State 59-10 on Saturday for the Tigers' fourth straight victory.
The NCAA has placed Alcorn State on probation through 2018 for violations in 11 sports over a four-year period.
As a tackler latched onto his left ankle, Austin Howard lofted a short pass to Randall Menard, who outjumped a defender in the end zone, and Southern made the score stand up to defeat Jackson Sta
Quinterris Toppings threw for 155 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score as Alabama State downed Mississippi Valley State 56-24 on Saturday.
De'Angelo Ballard ran for three touchdowns and passed for another and Alabama A&M beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 40-7 on Saturday.
De'Lance Turner blocked a punt deep in Texas Southern territory and ran it in on the next play for the deciding score as Alcorn State held off Texas Southern for a 23-20 victory on Saturday.
Alabama State coach Brian Jenkins and assistant coach James Joseph have been suspended for one game because of an NCAA violation.
Caleb Broach scored on a 1-yard run in overtime and Prairie View rallied to beat Alabama State 24-17 on Saturday.
Brady Gustafson threw for four touchdown passes, all in the first half, and Montana swamped Mississippi Valley State 67-7 on Saturday.
Lenorris Footman accounted for five touchdowns -- three rushing and two passing -- and Alcorn State broke open a close game late to beat Alabama A&M 42-19 on Saturday.
Brent Lyles threw a touchdown to Dan Williams late in the second quarter to put his team on top for good as Jackson State beat Mississippi Valley State 16-14 on Saturday night.
Eric Medina drilled a 51-yard field goal as time expired and Texas Southern came back to beat Alabama A&M 34-31 on Saturday night.
Devante Kincade threw for 207 yards and one score and rushed for 90 yards and two more touchdowns as Grambling picked up its third straight win, rolling over Prairie View A&M 36-16 on Saturday.
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